August 2012 archive

Epigenetics: Emotional Trauma can be Inherited Inter-generationally

A study carried out by Haifa University in Israel found that Holocaust trauma signs can be identified among third-generation grandchildren. The study, carried out by Dr. Miri Scharf and Prof. Ofra Mayseless from Haifa University’s Education Department, detects unprocessed, indirect signs of post-trauma, or problems in communication and interaction systems, among second-and-third-generation descendants of Holocaust […]