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Child Abuse and Neglect Linked to Adult Health Risks

(9/30/2013)

Child Abuse & Neglect Linked to Adult Health Risks
Psych Central
September 27, 2013

Emerging research show childhood abuse and lack of parental affection can have long-lasting effects.  In fact, investigators say the emotional and physical damage may last a lifetime.  The research into the physical effects of abuse, however, has focused on separate, individual systems. A new study examined the effects of abuse and lack of parental affection across the body’s entire regulatory system, and found a strong biological link for how negative early life experiences affect physical health.

View the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/09/27/child-abuse-neglect-linked-to-adult-health-risks/60011.html


Keywords: child, abuse, neglect, linked, adult, health, risks



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