In a new article published on Psych Central, Dr. Fabiana Franco discusses epigenetics and how early childhood trauma can affect our development.
Epigenetics is the study of what our genes are comprised of, besides DNA.
The article addresses how trauma can influence us, even intergenerationally.
It’s important to know that early life stress can be changed. As Dr. Franco stresses in the article, “At least some adults who seek out (and are able to attain) a nurturing and low-stress environment can reverse the effects of past trauma.”
To read the entire article, click here.
If you or someone you love is struggling with trauma, getting help can be a life-changer.
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