Can Inheritance of Trauma Be Reversed?

Publication: Science & Nonduality
Published on: July 11, 2016
Description: The effects of trauma can be passed onto subsequent generations through non-genetic changes in the DNA, even when those generations are not exposed to the same stress. New research shows that some of these effects may be reversible.

Tags: trauma, stress, epigenetics, environment, mental health

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Worried Woman Sitting on a Bench - Trauma

In people, traumatic experiences can lead to behavioral and psychological problems later in life. These effects have also been observed in the children of people affected by the trauma, even if the children have not experienced a trauma themselves.