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Study on Generational Trauma: Effects Linger In Body Chemistry of Next Generation

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A new study in the Journal of Biological Psychiatry illustrates how catastrophic events can alter our body chemistry and how these changes can be transmitted from one generation to the next. The study focuses on exposure to the Holocaust, but in relation to Generation X I thought about Vietnam as many Xers are the offspring of veterans of that war.

Here’s video from a story about the study that recently aired on the PBS News Hour.

Gen X Blog Jennifer Chronicles

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