Early Trauma and Epigenetics: Can Psychotherapy Demethylate Our Genes?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 14, Number 6, June 2017
Eric M. Plakun, MD
Associate medical director, director of admissions at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA
We know that childhood trauma can scar our patients psychologically—but new research suggests it might actually change their genes.