Study Links Parental PTSD as Risk Factor for Development of PTSD in Children

This abstract of “Transgenerational Transmission of Cortisol and PTSD Risk” published by Rachel Yehuda and Linda Blerer in Progress in Brain Research (2007),  reports that adult children of Holocaust survivors with PTSD have a greater prevalence of PTSD themselves.  The full-text PDF version of this article is available for purchase on the website above.

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