Link: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/brains-of-kids-with-ptsd-are-different-mri-scans-show/

By Robert Preidt
October 25, 2016

The brains of children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have structural differences not seen in the brains of typical kids, a new study finds.

PTSD is a mental health problem that occurs in some people who've lived through a shocking or dangerous event. The damaging effects associated with childhood trauma can lead to lasting changes in brain function, the Chinese researchers said.