Assessing and addressing the impact of childhood trauma

Via Top Health News -- ScienceDaily

People experiencing psychosis become more prone to experiencing unusual thoughts, beliefs, and experiences that make it harder to distinguish reality. For some people experiencing childhood trauma is linked to psychosis. A recent review offers a model of the trauma-psychosis risk cycle that results from experiencing childhood trauma. In this model early childhood trauma interacts with a child's genetic vulnerability and propels some children toward psychosis.

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