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PTSD and the Amygdala’s Fear Regulating Function

An interesting piece of research throwing further light on the role of the Amygdala and it’s fear regulating function. Interestingly the authors suggest that the size of the amygdala may predict vulnerability to PTSD>

PTSD linked to smaller brain area regulating fear response.

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Young People who Die in Custody

An important report from the Prison Reform Trust:

http://www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/Portals/0/Documents/Fatally%20Flawed.pdf

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Self-harm, Risk and the Penal System

It can only get better! Follow the link below for more information.

http://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/publications/inspectorate-reports/hmipris/thematic-reports-and-research-publications/per-thematic.pdf

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