How does early trauma in childhood affect health?

Elissa Epel, PhD, MS
Integrative Medicine

Early trauma is often ignored as a source of long-term stress. But there are irreversible changes that can happen in the brain and body, says Elissa Epel, PhD, associate professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.

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