Adverse Childhood Experiences: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder & Beyond

Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD

Resilience, ACEs, Trauma-Informed Care, Brain Architecture, Stress

June 2010

Dr. Ruth Lanius, from the University of Western Ontario, discusses the broad physical effects of adverse childhood experiences and their role in posttraumatic stress disorder. An overview of the neurobiology of posttraumatic stress disorder is presented as well as implications of findings on attachment and intergenerational transmission of trauma.

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