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Starting Tuesday: A four-part series on the childhood roots of disease

Research indicates that childhood trauma and other forms of significant adversity are common – and they’re linked to a wide range of mental and physical health problems, including depression, heart disease and cancer. But studies also suggest that having a strong bond with a supportive caregiver can help to protect a child from the physiological effects of significant adversity. Starting next week, The Mirror will explore the implications in a four-part series that you won’t want to miss.