A friend recently said to me: ‘You’re like a prey animal, ears pricked up, looking for danger.’
Like many children of domestic violence Louisa Adjoa Parker has heightened stress-activation, which we know to be maladaptive, harming both her mental
We still see anger from him, but it is nowhere near as destructive and much less intense. He is learning to control that.
‘Jack’ – a twelve year old child of domestic violence – had begun to express ANGER as
Gayan Pert, ED of Bethany house, grew up with CDV in her childhood home in Jamaica. She now operates a shelter
I think what…affected me for my adult life that happened in my childhood was more the everyday
When actress Charlize Theron was 15, her mother shot and killed her abusive alcoholic father. But what affected her most was living daily
The ACE Study found that the higher someone’s ACE score – the more types of childhood adversity a person experienced, the higher their risk of chronic disease, mental illness, violence, being a victim of violence and a bunch of other
Similarly to an estimated 15 million children and 40+ million adults who were these children, Jan Downing grew up around a lot
Pediatrician Nadine Burke began to see patterns among the children she treated in her practice. She noticed a large percentage of children coming in with the same symptoms and false diagnosis.
As a doctor with a string commitment to public
For many, this Father’s Day weekend was a festive time to pay tribute to a figurehead, protector, and pillar of family that brings up fond memories of special times. But what if you grew up in a home where you