Trauma, Abuse In Childhood Linked To Shorter Lifespan, Weaker Immune Response Later In Life

Wednesday, Sep. 8th 2010 6:32 AM

New research from the US suggests that trauma in childhood such as experiencing abuse or a serious stressful event like losing a parent is linked to a shorter lifespan and weaker immune system later in life, and that the immune impairment even adds to that caused by the stress of caring for a family member with dementia.

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