How Childhood Experience Gets Under the Skin

On February 6, 2014, Dr. Tom Boyce (HELP affiliated scholar) and Marla Sokolowski contributed an article to Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper. "How childhood experience gets under the skin" echoes the concept of biological embedding, a term coined by the late Dr. Clyde Hertzman. In this piece, the writers relate how "neglect and abuse, disadvantages and stress early on can lead to overall poorer health, difficulty learning, and poor social functioning that can result in a lifetime of problems."

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