Childhood maltreatment’s longterm costs

Two recent studies looked at how childhood maltreatment results in physiological changes that impact the life course.  One study, reported in CNN Health, looked at the effects of spanking on diminished grey matter in the brain, while the other, reported in PsychCentral, looked at abuse and neglect as triggers to understimulating the body’s response system to mood self-regulation.  How often do we do good social/family histories with our behavioually challenging kids?  It really is where we need to start!

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