On the 12th Day of Christmas…

It’s the last day of our 12 Days of Christmas today, we hope you enjoyed it!

Today we’re looking at the effect childhood neglect has on the brain – physical changes have been noted including cortical atrophy due to the brain’s ‘use it or lose it’ philosophy.

Additionally, it has been reported that neglected children go on to form disorganised attachment to the caregivers along with some developmental problems including: impulsivity, dysphoria, hyperactivity and attentional problems.
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