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Child Abuse Epigenetics

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The Epigenetic Link between Child Abuse and Suicide Risk

Portion of a talk focussing on a study that looked at the epigenetics of people with histories of child abuse who died by suicide, and found increased methylation in some areas. Slides not available, but a fascinating talk on a hot topic.

Child Abuse Epigenetics


Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.


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APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2010). Child Abuse Epigenetics. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 20, 2020, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2010/01/child-abuse-epigenetics/

 

Last updated: 18 Jan 2010
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