Impact of early vs. late childhood early life stress on brain morphometrics

@article{Baker2012ImpactOE,
  title={Impact of early vs. late childhood early life stress on brain morphometrics},
  author={Laurie M. Baker and Leanne M. Williams and Mayuresh S. Korgaonkar and Ronald Cohen and Jodi M. Heaps and Robert H. Paul},
  journal={Brain Imaging and Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={196-203}
}
Previous studies of early life trauma suggest that in addition to its emotional impact, exposure to early life stress (ELS) is associated with alterations in brain structure. However, little attention has been devoted to the relationship between emotional processing and brain integrity as a function of age of ELS onset. In the present study we examined whether ELS onset in older ages of youth rather than younger ages is associated with smaller limbic and basal ganglia volumes as measured by… 

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