Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: childhood adversity

Early Intervention Can Change the Trajectory of Foster Care Children

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Study highlights the importance of early interventions for institutionalized children.

Childhood Adversity Influences Levels of Distress in Voice Hearers

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Research finds that hearing negative voices explains how childhood adversity is related to distress.

Intergenerational Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

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The daughters of children evacuated from Finland during World War II show an increased number of psychiatric hospitalizations.

Study Finds Increasing Minimum Wage can Decrease Child Maltreatment

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Increasing the minimum wage - even modestly - can lead to less cases of child abuse in the home.

Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact

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From Psychiatry Advisor: Childhood trauma modulates the effects of bipolar disorder on the amygdala and hippocampus; it is associated with increased volumes of gray matter. "'Childhood maltreatment has...

Marshmallows Aren’t Likely to Fix Low-Income Kids’ Problems

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From BOLD Blog: Starting in the late 1960s, researchers conducted an experiment offering young children a choice between one marshmallow at the present or two...

How Complex Trauma Changes a Person

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From GoodTherapy.org: Although not currently listed in the DSM, the diagnosis of complex post-traumatic stress (C-PTSD) has gained widespread acceptance in the mental health community. The...

How Neglect and Abuse Change Children’s Brains

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From the Center for Health Journalism: Different types of childhood adversity shape the developing brain in distinct ways and need to be addressed accordingly. While...

Researchers Discuss the Strengths of Children who Face Adversity

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Experiencing adversity may result in the development of unique strengths and abilities that are often overlooked.

Childhood Adversity May Increase Risk of Suicide

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Swedish study suggests experiencing adversity in childhood is linked to dying by suicide as an adolescent or young adult.