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Welcome to ourNews, where we keep up-to-date with research and other news related to infant mental health. These articles can be of interest to both parents and professionals.
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Early life deprivation and the ERA study

Geoff Ferguson - February 28th 2017

We know that institutional deprivation at a very early age can lead to disorders in the child’s neurodevelopment and mental health. What is less clear is how these problems might continue into later life. The latest report1 from the English and Romanian Adoptees study follows into young adulthood adoptees who experienced severe early global deprivation.

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Early parental care and brain development

Guest post by Kristi Poppi - June 15th 2016

Hallam Hurt, a neonatologist in Philadelphia and her colleagues conducted a longitudinal study in order to explore early childhood experience and later brain structure. The researchers published the study in 2010 demonstrating that childhood experience shapes the developing brain.
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Childhood Anxiety

Kristi Poppi - May 17th 2016

A recent article by Dr. Boorady describes anxiety in children and highlights the importance of treating anxiety disorders in young children.

D Sharon Pruitt at https://goo.gl/1LqzXD CC2.0
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Welcome to ourNews, where we keep up-to-date with research and other news related to infant mental health. These articles can be of interest to both parents and professionals.
We are keen to know your views and so please do comment on our articles.
Is there a topic that you would like us to write about? Just send us a message via 'Contact us'.

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