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…