Childhood Trauma And Emotional Neglect Can Affect Genes

Emotional Neglect And Epigenetics. Studies suggest that emotional neglect / emotional deprivation and a lack of warm, affectionate, loving nurture in childhood can, in effect, switch off crucial genes that help us to regulate stress. This is thought to be due to a phenomenon known as an epigenetic modification. What Is Meant By The Term ‘EPIGENETICS?’ …

What Are The Effects Of Emotional Neglect Of A Child?

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What Are The Effects Of Emotional Neglect / Emotional Deprivation On The Child? A child who is emotionally neglected / emotionally deprived may be treated with indifference, as if s/he is of no importance, ignored, or almost as if s/he does not exist. It is the absence and withholding of the attention and approval the child expects …