About Adoptee Rage

Statistics Identify large populations of Adoptees in prisons, mental hospitals and committed suicide.
Fifty years of scientific studies on child adoption resulting in psychological harm to the child and
poor outcomes for a child's future.
Medical and psychological attempts to heal the broken bonds of adoption, promote reunions of biological parents and adult children. The other half of attempting to repair a severed Identity is counselling therapy to rebuild the self.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Trauma Beginning At Birth Separation, Lasting Throughout Life In Adopted Infants

ADOPTEE RAGE!

The Trauma Beginning at Birth Separation, Lasting Throughout Life In Adopted Infants 
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Early childhood stress and neurobiological effects


Birth & Early Childhood is a critical period in a child’s life that includes ages from birth to five years old. Children are constantly developing, physically and emotionally. Stress can be beneficial by helping children develop skills needed to adapt to new situations and deal with dangerous and intimidating situations. However, there is a point where prolonged stress becomes harmful and can lead to serious health effects. Although stress is a factor for the average human being, it can be a molding aspect in a young child’s life. Stress can beneficial by helping children develop skills needed to adapt to new situations and deal with dangerous and intimidating situations. Stress is caused by internal or external influences that disrupt an individual’s normal state of well-being. These influences are capable of affecting health by causing emotional distress and leading to a variety of physiological changes Internal stressors include physiological conditions such as hunger, pain, illness or fatigue. Other internal sources of stress consist of shyness in a child, emotions, gender, age and intellectual capacity. External stressors include separation from family, exposure to family conflict, abuse, divorce, a new home or school, illness and hospitalization, death of a loved one, poverty, natural disasters, and adults’ negative discipline techniques. Additional external stressors include prenatal drug expossure, such as maternal methamphetamine use, other maternal and paternal substance abuse, maternal depression, posttraumatic stress, adopted child stress, abuse and psychosis. Stress is an inevitable part of life. Human beings experience stress early, even before they are born. A certain amount of stress is normal and necessary for survival. A few stressors can be manageable for young children, however, there is a point where prolonged stress becomes harmful and can lead to serious health effects. When stress builds up in early childhood, neurobiological factors are affected. In turn, hormone cortisol levels are uncontrollable and cannot be brought back to normal ranges.