Psychology & Psychiatry

Adoption study links child behavior issues with mother's trauma

Mothers' childhood experiences of trauma can predict their children's behavior problems, even when the mothers did not raise their children, who were placed for adoption as newborns, a new University of Oregon study shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young Black men are dying by suicide at alarming rates

One in three rural Black men reported they experienced suicidal ideation or thoughts of death in the past two weeks, reports a new study published in Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology from the University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Discrimination during pregnancy can affect infant's brain circuitry

Experiences of discrimination and acculturation are known to have a detrimental effect on a person's health. For pregnant women, these painful experiences can also affect the brain circuitry of their children, a new study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Unlocking the impact of early-life adversity on brain function

Do adults with a history of childhood trauma have altered brain responses to psychological challenges? Previous studies indicated that this can occur in laboratory animals, but it has been unclear whether it occurs in humans.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Childhood trauma linked to headaches in adulthood

People who have experienced traumatic events in childhood such as abuse, neglect or household dysfunction may be more likely to experience headache disorders as adults, according to a meta-analysis published in the October ...

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