Childhood trauma is known to increase the risk of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) in adulthood, especially for women, but the biological reasons for this correlation remain largely unknown.

Researchers now propose a solution to this mystery in the form of a model that could help psychiatrists better understand the far-reaching impacts of early trauma on women. Due to hormonal differences between the sexes, the study focused only on women. Click here to read more…

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