Tag: brain development

How Opiates/Opioids Work in the Brain

Circle of Insight March 20, 2017 120 No Comments

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Opiates work in the brain and body by numbing the central nervous system in the body as well as the mind to help a person ignore pain caused by injury. Opiates cause a sense of relaxation and euphoria as well as putting the body to sleep, making it’s only too easy for certain people to Read More

How Does Trauma in Adolescence Affect Brain Development?

All Points Bulletin March 5, 2017 92 No Comments

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Trauma affects adolescents by changing the way the brain works. As the brain does not stop developing until the age of 25 the trauma you experience will keep affecting your brain in a negative way. Usually, adolescents around the age of 16, puberty is developing the part of the brain that deals with social skills. Read More

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