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12 December 2018

The quest to find biomarkers for toxic stress, resilience in children: A Q-and-A with Jack Shonkoff

In this brief article Dr. Jack Shonkoff discusses his work on developing biological and behavioural markers for adverse childhood experiences and resilience that he believes will be able to measure to the extent a child is experiencing toxic stress, and what effect that stress may be having on the child’s brain and development.