Tag: "maltreatment" at biology news
Study suggests interplay of gene, stress can predict depression
...e 5-HTT genotype and stressful life events, namely maltreatment
before age 10, predicted adult depression. "Becaus...offitt. "The fact that it interacts with childhood maltreatment
helps to demonstrate that the finding is strong." Based on the results, the short variant of the 5-H...
Neglect during infancy can affect children for years, scientists report
...arning speaks a great deal to our understanding of maltreatment
and neglect." Some of the most obvious ways that the development of institutionalized children has been impaired, such as physical growth, seem to be temporary. Once children have been placed in families, they tend to catch up with other children in ...
When mistreated children act out later in life: Brain gene may play a role, study says
...on of a certain gene and had experienced childhood maltreatment
made up 12 percent of the whole male population. T...ey were born. Moffitt's team measured instances of maltreatment
during the first ten years of life, including rejection by the child's mother assessed when the chil...
Gene may protect abused kids against behavior problems
...search for environmental factors linking childhood maltreatment
and adult antisocial behavior, the group from Wisc...minal behavior," says Moffitt. "The combination of maltreatment
and the genetic variation magnified the odds by nine times." On the other hand, the group found tha...