Bernet Elzinga: Brain scars

Bernet Elzinga: Brain scars

How trauma effects brain function and behaviour

Abuse or neglect as a child may lead to the development of anxiety or depression related symptoms years later. Are traces of childhood adversities also visible in our brain? And if so, what does this mean? Bernet Elzinga, professor Stress-related Psychopathology at Leiden University studies these scars inside our heads, in search of answers to these questions.