Social Dysfunction: The Effects of Early Trauma and Adversity on Socialization and Brain Development

@inproceedings{Harker2018SocialDT,
  title={Social Dysfunction: The Effects of Early Trauma and Adversity on Socialization and Brain Development},
  author={Allonna Harker},
  year={2018}
}
Abstract Research over the past 60 years has shown that early stress predisposes individuals to a range of maladaptive behaviors and psychopathologies including drug addiction, depression, and schizophrenia. Although there is likely a genetic predisposition for individuals to respond poorly to early stressors, genome-wide association scans have failed to identify major gene(s) linked to psychiatric disease. Rather, as described in detail in Chapter 7, Epigenetics and Genetics of Brain… CONTINUE READING