Effect Of Childhood Trauma On The Limbic System And Emotional Control

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If we have suffered severe and chronic childhood trauma, there is a risk that an area of our brain called the limbic system may have incurred developmental damage which severely affects how we feel and behave as adults. What Is The┬áLimbic System’s Normal Function? The limbic system is a region of our brain that experiences …

Childhood Trauma Permanently Scars Brain

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Three critical brain regions that may be adversely affected by significant and chronic childhood trauma are : 1) The thalamus 2) The amygdala 3) The hippocampus Below, I will briefly describe the main functions of each of these three crucial regions of the brain, together with providing a summary of the damage they may sustain …

Anxiety Linked To Childhood Trauma: Effects On Brain

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Those of us who experienced severe and protracted childhood trauma and constantly felt on-edge threatened or endangered (including psychologically endangered due to, for example, extreme verbal abuse from a parent/primary carer)are, as research and common sense informs us, at an elevated risk of experiencing anxiety disorders as adults. Research suggests that those who suffer from …