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What does ELS stand for?

ELS stands for Early Life Stress

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A: Dr Cory Burghy of the University of Wisconsin in the USA, who has just led a study into how early life stress may sensitise girls' brains for later anxiety, says: "We do know from many studies that children can be negatively affected by the stresses their parents experience.
Victor Carrion, a child psychiatrist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University and director of its early life stress research program, explained that living through an event like Katrina "is something terrible developmentally.
However, starting in middle age, these so-called "graduates" of early life stress began to forget the location of objects they had seen before.
Washington, February 22 ( ANI ): Early life stress like that experienced by ill newborns appears to take an early toll of the heart, affecting its ability to relax and refill with oxygen-rich blood, researchers have revealed.