Children who experience trauma may struggle to identify and manage their emotions appropriately, leading to emotional outbursts, mood swings, or emotional numbing.
Children exposed to trauma may have difficulties with concentration, learning, and problem-solving.
Traumatic experiences can affect the formation of secure attachments with caregivers, leading to difficulties in forming and maintaining healthy relationships later in life.
Trauma can manifest in behavioral problems, such as aggression, withdrawal, self-destructive behaviors, or acting out.
Traumatic events can lead to the development of PTSD, a mental health condition characterized by flashbacks, nightmares, and heightened anxiety triggered by reminders of the trauma.
Trauma can impact the developing brain, especially regions involved in emotional processing, memory, and stress response.