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Childhood Trauma Alters Neural Responses to Stress*
“Trauma experienced early in life has been linked to anxiety, depression, obesity, and substance abuse later on. Researchers examining the brain scans of 64 teenagers now say that these and other psychiatric disorders or risky behaviors may be the result of altered neural responses to both stressful and relaxing cues.”
Shared given the fact that lead poisoning is seen as (and can be treated as) a traumatic brain injury.