Childhood Stress and Adult Fear, Anxiety and Depression – by Edward Ziff

    Inevitably in life, we encounter threats to our well-being, and indeed some threats may challenge our very survival. In order to survive, we must be prepared to cope with such threats and adversities. Fortunately, the brain can help us by mobilizing protective programs that recruit the help of… Continue lendo…

ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN CHILDHOOD: THE IMPACT ON BEHAVIOR DEVELOPMENT AND NEUROENDOCRINOLOGy- by DIANA SEVILHA SALVUCCI & GUILHERME GONÇALVES MARTINS LUGO

  Abstract: Neglect and abuse, particularly during infancy and the early stages of life, can lead to epigenetic regulation of genes involved in stress-response, behavioral disinhibition, and cognitiveemotional systems. This stress induces long-lasting effects on the HPA axis. Objective: Demonstrate that abuse and neglect produce neurobiological abnormalities in affected individuals.… Continue lendo…

Adversidades durante a infância podem ser fatores de risco para o desenvolvimento de fibromialgia durante a vida adulta? Por Nycolle Bueno e Murillu Augusto Lopes.

      A fibromialgia refere-se a uma condição dolorosa crônica e generalizada. É considerada uma síndrome, porque envolve vários sintomas, como rigidez e fragilidade muscular, fadiga crônica, distúrbios do humor, déficits de cognição e insônia. Além disso, a fibromialgia está associada a aberrações no sistema neuroendócrino, disfunção na regulação… Continue lendo…