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The Effect of Parental Neglect on Emotional, Language and Brain Development

What are the effects of being reared in a deprived setting, without love or companionship? Would the effects of such deprivation be reversible? Or would the damage be permanent?

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Study: Negative Effects of Early Abuse and Neglect May Persist into Adulthood

Children who experience abuse and neglect early in life are more likely to have problems in social relationships and underachieve academically as adults. Maltreatment experienced before age 5 can have negative effects that continue to be seen nearly three decades later, according to a new study.

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What’s the Difference Between these Two Brains?

What’s the difference between these two brains? They both belong to three-year-olds, so why is one so much bigger? Because one was loved by its parents and the other neglected – a fact that has dramatic implications.

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