Childhood Trauma Leads to Brains Wired for Fear

Can psychologically traumatic events change the physical structure of the brain?  An interesting study looks at this question.

Children’s brains are literally shaped by traumatic experiences, which can lead to problems with anger, addiction, and even criminal activity in adulthood.  Traumatic childhood events can lead to mental health and behavioral problems later in life.

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K9 First Responders can help lessen the impact of trauma and encourage acceptance of help.  Learn more about this interesting study by listening to the interview at:

http://soundmedicine.org/post/childhood-trauma-leads-brains-wired-fear

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