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?’ …

Childhood Emotional Neglect And Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD)

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The Link Between Childhood Emotional Neglect And Avoidant Personality Disorder : It is thought that about 2-3% of individuals within the U.S. suffer from an avoidant personality disorder (AvPD). This disorder can often be linked to childhood emotional neglect. Those who suffer from the disorder tend to be preoccupied with the faults and failings they …

How Distant, Aloof, Uninvolved Parents Can Affect Child

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421 word article The psychologists Baumrind, Maccobyand, and Martin have, between them, identified four main types of parenting styles. These are a) Authoritarian, b) Authoritative, c) Permissive and, d) Uninvolved. In this article, I wish to concentrate on the fourth parenting style – UNINVOLVED,  as the research indicates that it is this one that does …

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 …