Study links childhood adversity to potential adult health woes

THE STUDY looking at links between childhood trauma and adult health is led by Linda Carpenter, associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University. /
THE STUDY looking at links between childhood trauma and adult health is led by Linda Carpenter, associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University. /
PROVIDENCE – A new study led by Brown University and Butler Hospital psychiatrists has found that seemingly healthy adults who were abused or neglected during childhood may have exaggerated inflammatory responses to stress and be more vulnerable to illness. The study, published online in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, built on previous research that has found preliminary…

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