- First impressions.... Exposure To Violence and A Child's Developing Brain
- Children’s Exposure to Violence
- Exposure to Violence and Children’s Brain Development
First impressions.... Exposure To Violence and A Child's Developing Brain
This informational video illustrates the dangers of chronic exposure to violence on a child's developing brain. Combining inspirational true-life stories and.and you you
During this time, neural pathways in the brain are formed and shaped which then influences development and general well-being. Repeated exposure to violence from a young age can have a huge impact on the brain development of children, which can affect them later on in life. This video talks about how exposure to violence in the home affects the brain development of infants and young children. Domestic Violence and Childhood Development New research on brain development suggests that exposure to extreme trauma will change the organisation of the brain, resulting in difficulties in dealing with stresses later in life. This starts early in life. Babies and young infants exposed to abuse and neglect are more likely to experience insecure or disorganised attachment problems with their primary caregiver. All of the videos are embedded through sites like Google, YouTube, Vimeo, etc.
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When looking at abusive marriages, a common assumption is that as long the children are not victims of the violence, they are not affected by the abuse. Many victims of abuse themselves do not understand the impact the violence in their homes has on their children. While they may not always witness the violence, they do witness the aftermath, which may be as traumatizing. In fact, childhood exposure to abuse not just physical violence impacts the development of the brain. Children may live in a state of fear and chronic stress, not knowing what is safe and what is normal, and this can actually cause part of their brain to shut down. Children, even very young children, become what they are exposed to.
Flight, fight or freeze. Because children are smaller, they typically freeze, so people think there is no response and the children are fine. Children can begin to develop anxiety, which will impact their whole life. Male children who witness family violence are more likely to be abusive to their female partner. Female children are more likely to enter into a relationship where they are abused. Depressed children often have behaviour problems. The school might start to complain about how they are.
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