Documentary Resilience The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope

Free one hour documentary

Resilience Documentary

Thursday July 18 5:30 - 7:00PM

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Linking Childhood Experience and Adult Outcomes. 
Research has recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by traumas during childhood due to poverty, violence, abuse, and neglect. The new documentary Resilience, reveals that toxic stress can trigger hormones that cause negative effects in the brain and therefore in the body of children, putting them at a greater risk of serious diseases, homelessness, prison, and even a premature death.

Sponsors:

  • CFM - Division of Community Health
  • Department of Community and Family Medicine (Duke CFM)
  • Duke Eye Center
  • Duke University School of Nursing Student Council (DUSON Student Council)

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