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Biological Consequences and Transgenerational Impact of Violence and Abuse

Biological Consequences and Transgenerational Impact of Violence and Abuse By Gretchen N. Neigh,Ph.D., Lorie A. Ritschel, Ph.D., and Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, Ph.D., Psychiatric Times, 11/17/10 Numerous biological theories have been proposed to explain the potent and robust effects of ELS [Early Life Stress] on mental and physical health outcomes. One such theory, the diathesis-stress […]