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The long-term physical-psychiatric effects of childhood trauma

The long-term physical-psychiatric effects of childhood trauma

May 20, 2019 | American Psychiatric Association |

Exposure to trauma in childhood is associated with both psychiatric and physical problems for decades afterward, according to new research presented here today at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Annual Meeting. Researchers are longitudinally assessing more than 1,000 individuals who were directly exposed to the 9/11 terror attack as children, as well as a matched control group of 500 individuals who were not.

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