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Anxiety and Childhood Adversity

Research Findings on Anxiety and Childhood Adversity Researcher Samantha Pratt’s article, The Impact of Childhood Adversity on Later Anxiety (1) says there’s a high correlation between traumas associated with childhood adversity and the appearance of anxiety disorders later in life. The rise in the severity of adversity simultaneously increases the sensitivity to stress, and ultimately the likelihood of […]

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ACES are traumas

ACEs Are Traumas

The results of the 1998 ACE Study clearly show that ACEs are traumas. These interchangeable terms both describe how early abuse, abandonment and neglect impact children’s short- and long-term physical and mental health. Childhood maltreatment has now become a public health issue. High levels of childhood trauma increases the risk of many mental health issues, including […]

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