The biology of stress

The biology of stress

The stress response is critical to the understanding of the neurobiology of trauma and attachment disorder. Stress is an automatic physiological response to any situation that is threatening, overwhelming or requires adjustment to change. The stress response includes...
Toxic stress: A public health diaster

Toxic stress: A public health diaster

A landmark research project over the last 20 years, the Adverse Childhood Experiences study, assessed thousands of adults’ physical and emotional well-being, then asked them about their childhood traumas: abuse, neglect, family dysfunction, and attachment. They found...