Childhood Trauma On Aggression In Adulthood

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How does childhood trauma impact aggression in adulthood?

The abuse a child has endured can have various effects on their life as an adult afterwards. Physical, emotional, or sexual abuse can seriously affect the development of skills that are needed for maintaining relationships and controlling emotions. (Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma n.d.) Someone that has experienced a traumatic childhood might think that using anger is a way to communicate because that is what they have seen growing up. (Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma n.d.) Since children often look up to adults as role models if they are abused this could lead to a sense of betrayal and abandonment. (Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma n.d.) According
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Then on the survey multiple scenarios would be given and each group would rate the questions on a scale of one to ten on how angry it would make them. After comparisons can be made of each group based off of the survey information and how the results correlate with each other. But this has to be kept in mind: traumatic childhood might not make the adults more aggressive after the results of the survey and not correlate. Then the second groups results might correlate even if their childhood wasn't traumatic. Based off of these results it will show if childhood trauma affects aggression in adulthood.

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma - Borderline Personality Disorder. (n.d.). Retrieved December 06, 2016, from http://www.borderline-personality-disorder.com/co-occuring-disorders/trauma/

Child Abuse and Neglect: Consequences. (2016). Retrieved December 06, 2016, from http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment/consequences.html

Effects of Complex Trauma. (n.d.). Retrieved December 06, 2016, from http://www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/complex-trauma/effects-of-complex-trauma

Emotional and Psychological Trauma. (n.d.). Retrieved December 06, 2016, from http://www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/emotional-and-psychological-trauma.htm

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