Environmental Influences on the Development of Individual Differences in Behavioral and Endocrine Responses to Stress (Chapter 2 in Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviors: Volume 2: Evidence-Based Practice).
Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviors.
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This chapter describes the various processes the body invokes in response to excessive stress and their effects. It discusses research findings on rats relating to parental effects on the development of defensive systems, maternal effects on defensive responses in mammals, the intergenerational transmission of individual differences in maternal care to the offspring, maternal care and hippocampal development, the impact of variations in maternal behavior, and environmental regulation of maternal behavior. 1 figure and numerous references.
ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR; AGGRESSION; AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR; PARENT CHILD RELATIONSHIPS; MOTHER CHILD RELATIONSHIPS; CHILD DEVELOPMENT; BRAIN DEVELOPMENT; WELL BEING; MATERNAL BEHAVIOR; RISK FACTORS; ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES; CHILD ABUSE; intergenerational abuse; generational cycle of child abuse;