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Research Study: Community Violence May Lead To PTSD In Children

Posted May 04 2009 11:14pm

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Article Highlights:

  • Children exposed to community violence were found to have high levels of stress hormones.
  • The development of PTSD in children can lead to emotional and behavioral problems.
  • Study calls for more investigations into the link between exposure to violence and increased stress in children.

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