Why having an unpredictable childhood can be traumatizing

A study unpacks the origins of adult mental illness — and finds a correlation with unpredictable childhoods.

events in the news, such as the COVID-19 epidemic and former President Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric, can also traumatize people even if they are not direct targets of mistreatment. If nothing else, scientists and doctors have learned that the roots of trauma are extremely complicated.

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