The Impact of Neglect, Trauma, and Maltreatment on Neurodevelopment

  title={The Impact of Neglect, Trauma, and Maltreatment on Neurodevelopment},
  author={Bruce D. Perry and Gene Griffin and George Davis and Jay A. Perry and Robert D. Perry},
Over the last twenty years advances in neuroscience have provided invaluable insights that have implications for understanding human development and behavior. Among these insights is the profound impact that childhood trauma and maltreatment have on the brain; this, in turn, plays a major role in creating complex and multi-dimensional problems that impact every sector of our society including the juvenile justice system. This chapter will present some key concepts related to brain development… Expand

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