Stress 'changes brains of boys and girls differently' - BBC News
Very stressful events affect the brains of girls and boys in different ways, a study suggests.
14 Nov 2016 - General
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Teenage is the phase of transition and so many emotional, physical, social changes take place during this time, that any unlikely event may eventually affect the mental growth of adolescent. The study described in this article shows the anatomical variations between a girl and boy's brain at teenage and how these variations affect the stress response in both the genders. It is shown that the part of the brain called insula is small in girls and this can lead to higher chances of PTSD in them...
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