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  •  Definitely not mentally ill, but damaged from (2+ / 0-)
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    LinSea, marina

    their experiences and lack of proper support for normal development. Early trauma does impact brain development, to the point of changing the architecture and metabolism, at least to a degree.

    I agree that 'mental institution' is the wrong  approach, but a structured, adaptive and supportive environment for a significant period would be at least a chance for children of such situations to heal and recover some semblance of normalcy.

    Information is abundant, wisdom is scarce. The Druid

    by FarWestGirl on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 11:13:52 AM PST

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