Aug 21, 2021

Complex Trauma Linked to Cognitive Impairments and Mental Health Disorders

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Summary: Young people who experienced complex early life trauma as a result of interpersonal violence or child abuse had more severe mental health problems and cognitive impairments than their peers with no exposure to trauma.

Source: King’s College London.

New research from King’s has explored whether different types of trauma confer the same risk of future mental illness, in the first study of its kind.

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