Effects of maternal childhood trauma on child emotional health: maternal mental health and frontoamygdala pathways

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Paper from the JCPP

Background – Experiences of early life adversity pose significant psychological and physical health risks to exposed individuals. Emerging evidence suggests that these health risks can be transmitted across generations; however, the mechanisms underlying the intergenerational impacts of maternal early-life trauma on child health remain unknown.

Authors; Jessica P. Uy, Ai Peng Tan, Birit B.F.P. Broeckman, Peter D. Gluckman, Yap Seng Chong, Helen Chen, Marielle V. Fortier, Michael J. Meaney, Bridget L. Callaghan

First published: 04 November 2022


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