Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

How a difficult childhood makes it more likely you'll have mental and physical health problems as an adult

By Ziggi Ivan Santini, Mental Health Researcher, University of Southern Denmark
Bruce Perry, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Northwestern University
Michael Marmot, Director, Institute of Health Equity; Professor, Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL
Sarah Stewart-Brown, Chair of Public Health, University of Warwick
Vibeke Jenny Koushede, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen
Share this article
Decades of research shows how negative childhood events – such as abuse or neglect – can have a detrimental impact on a person’s long-term physical and mental health. It has been linked to accelerated ageing, chronic disease and even premature…

Read complete article

© The Conversation -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter