Dr. Panter-Brick: Biomarkers of resilience

Parental Alienation

I want to briefly talk about what we call the biomarkers of resilience. These include measures of blood pressure, stress hormones, immune function, and gene methylation. We can use these biomarkers to help us connect the dots between the neurobiology and physiology of resilience and the culture of resilience. Let’s say we want to know the extent to which an intervention to reduce stress really works—perhaps an intervention such as “mindful meditation” or a “psychosocial” intervention to treat or alleviate traumatic stress symptoms. One powerful use of biomarkers would be to measure physiological stress before and after such an intervention. I am advocating this approach, because I do think that using biomarkers for program evaluation is a growth area for research in the future. This is not just because we want to willy-nilly use biomarkers to measure the signatures of adversity on the human body, but because we think that…

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About madisonelizabethbaylis

Father of Kevin, Jenvey and Maddie. Being alienated from Maddie due to the fact that after her mother divorced me and remarried she cut me out of my daughter´s life. I then rekindled my relationship with the mother of my boys and since then Melissa is hell bend on allienating and abusing Maddie
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