Re: [xmca] Neurodevelopmental impact of childhood abuse

From: Cathrene Connery <cconnery who-is-at>
Date: Mon Aug 20 2007 - 14:24:55 PDT

Tommy Begay wrote:
> Greetings!
> I would like some assistance...I am a doctoral student at the University of
> Arizona in Tucson, studying the neurodevelopmental impact of childhood
> abuse, neglect and violence.
> Work done by Perry and associates (as well as others) depict actual
> morphological and physiological changes to the brain as a result of chronic
> childhood abuse, neglect and violence. Eventually, these changes may have a
> negative consequential impact on the adult exposed to these afflictions. The
> results are often seen as homicide, suicide, alcohol abuse and other forms
> of drug abuse. The impact of this public health issue is just now being
> assessed, and to a certain degree, addressed.
> Has there been work done in this area that is grounded in
> cultural-historical psychology or CHAT? I would appreciate any assistance
> you be able to provide me with. Thank you in advance. Tommy+
> Tommy K. Begay, MPH, CHES
> Program Director
> American Indian Research Center for Health - NARTC
> Department of Family and Community Medicine
> University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
> 1642 E. Helen Street
> Tucson, Arizona 85719
> 520/975-6479
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Hi Tommy,
Thanks for your posting. I do not know of any research per say, but
think this is an important topic. I just wanted to encourage you to
forge ahead.
Best wishes,

Dr. M. Cathrene Connery
Assistant Professor of Education
Ithaca College
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Received on Mon Aug 20 14:29 PDT 2007

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