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Child-welfare agencies offer targeted care to troubled kids

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MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — It used to happen dozens of times each year. A deeply troubled child would rage uncontrollably, and staff members would ride out the storm with holds and restraints.
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How Childhood Neglect Harms The Brain

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Experts have long known that neglect and abuse in early life increase the risk for psychological problems, but now neuroscientists are explaining why.
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Community Leaders Discuss Toxic Stress

New research finds that children who experience high levels of stress in early childhood may suffer enduring problems in learning, physical well-being, and social development. The research...
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Podcast: Talking neglect with at-risk experts Eric and Casey Trupin - Crosscut

Podcast: Talking neglect with at-risk experts Eric and Casey Trupin - Crosscut | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
When it comes to abuse and neglect, abuse is the one that commands our attention. Abuse is easier to document, notice and punish. But neglect is far more common and has a much greater impact on our society.
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Experiential avoidance increases PTSD risk following child maltreatment | Penn State University

Experiential avoidance increases PTSD risk following child maltreatment | Penn State University | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
Child abuse is a reliable predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder, but not all maltreated children suffer from it, according to Chad Shenk, assistant professor of human development and family studies, Penn State, who examined why some...
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Bruce Perry, Early Childhood Brain Development

Children are resilient, a common aphorism, but not necessarily true. Renowned child psychiatrist, Dr. Bruce Perry has researched how a child's environment, p...
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New thinking on brain-science therapies could help foster kids - The Denver Post

New thinking on brain-science therapies could help foster kids - The Denver Post | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
New thinking on brain-science therapies could help foster kids The Denver Post Momentum in the field of neurological, trauma-based therapies for children is building, and state child welfare programs — including in Colorado — are reacting by trying...
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More evidence of the impact of the ChildTrauma Academy's and Dr. Perry's Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics

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Why Are America's Poorest Toddlers Being Over-Prescribed ADHD Drugs? - Pacific Standard

Why Are America's Poorest Toddlers Being Over-Prescribed ADHD Drugs? - Pacific Standard | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
Against all medical guidelines, children who are two and three years old are getting diagnosed with ADHD and treated with Adderall and other stimulants.
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Talking Through Abuse Helps Kids Avoid PTSD | Psych Central News

Talking Through Abuse Helps Kids Avoid PTSD | Psych Central News | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
A Penn State researcher finds an interesting differential among kids who developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of child abuse, and those. ...
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Part Four: From care to where? Early brain development susceptible to neglect ... - Vancouver Sun

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When a young person has been neglected, abused, or has no secure attachments, brain development may be compromised, Siegel said.
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The Anatomy of Violence, Part 1 | Criminology at Oxford

The Anatomy of Violence, Part 1 | Criminology at Oxford | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
Thus far, the proposition that smoking, alcoholism, or an unhealthily restricted diet can have harmful effects on the unborn child's neurological development seems relatively innocuous. The idea ...
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Schools promoting 'trauma-informed' teaching to reach troubled students - EdSource Today

Schools promoting 'trauma-informed' teaching to reach troubled students - EdSource Today | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
EdSource Today Schools promoting 'trauma-informed' teaching to reach troubled students EdSource Today In the brains of traumatized youth, neural pathways associated with fear and survival responses are strongly developed, leaving some children in a...
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The Masculine Heart: How Childhood Neglect Stunts the Brain

The Masculine Heart: How Childhood Neglect Stunts the Brain | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
Science is painting a dramatic picture of how childhood neglect damages developing brains, so stunting them that neglect might be likened to physically violent abuse. The latest addition to this research narrative ...
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Bruce Perry, Early Childhood Brain Development - YouTube

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Megan Gunnar, PhD, on Toxic Stress

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Childhood neglect erodes the brain - Science AAAS

Childhood neglect erodes the brain - Science  AAAS | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
Latest study of Romanian orphanages finds loss of white matter in young children
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Child Abuse And Neglect Make Kids More Likely To Grow Up With Chronic ... - Medical Daily

Child Abuse And Neglect Make Kids More Likely To Grow Up With Chronic ... - Medical Daily | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
The root cause of many migraines may lie in a bed of child abuse and neglect.
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How Childhood Neglect Harms The Brain - WBUR

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Experts have long known that neglect and abuse in early life increase the risk for psychological problems, but now neuroscientists are explaining why.
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$2.3M Study to Examine How Neighborhoods Influence Child ...

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development awarded a $2.3 million grant to Case Western Reserve to study child maltreatment in 20 Cleveland neighborhoods. ...
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This Is Stressful - Brooklyn Reader

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However, it was not until the early 1920s when a neurologist Walter Cannon began to recognize that 'stressors' could affect both our emotional and physical well-being.
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Q-and-A: Pediatrician screens parents, kids for ACEs because her ACE score is 9 - Social Justice Solutions

Q-and-A: Pediatrician screens parents, kids for ACEs because her ACE score is 9 - Social Justice Solutions | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
Social Justice Solutions Q-and-A: Pediatrician screens parents, kids for ACEs because her ACE score is 9 Social Justice Solutions It takes its toll on a brother who is in a psychiatric unit for bizarre somatic complaints and delusional thinking...
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Experiential avoidance increases PTSD risk following child maltreatment - Penn State News

Experiential avoidance increases PTSD risk following child maltreatment - Penn State News | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
Experiential avoidance increases PTSD risk following child maltreatment Penn State News Child abuse is a reliable predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder, but not all maltreated children suffer from it, according to Chad Shenk, assistant...
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Opinion: What science does with human brain is subject to great debate - Vancouver Sun

Opinion: What science does with human brain is subject to great debate - Vancouver Sun | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
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Children do poorly in school: should they receive attention-boosting drugs even if not diagnosed with a condition?
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Horrifying scans that show the re - LearnXScape

Horrifying scans that show the re - LearnXScape | Neurological impact of abuse and neglect on the developing child | Scoop.it
According to neurologists this sizeable difference has one primary cause - the way each child was treated by their mothers. But the child with the shrunken brain was the victim of severe neglect and abuse.
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RealClearScience - The False ADHD Controversy

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ADHD certainly exists, says Russell Barkley, a professor of psychiatry and neurology at the University of Massachusetts. ...
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