Mental health of three generations has been harmed by the Holocaust, research ...

Mental health of three generations has been harmed by the Holocaust as research suggests the physical effects of witnessing the genocide are still present in the brains of survivors' grandchildren Mental health of at least 3 generations of same families was potentially damaged Study presented at a meeting of the European Academy of Neurology in Oslo  It was based on 56 people aged 79 and 80, half of whom survived the Holocaust 

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 01:53 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 06:03 BST, 1 July 2019

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The physical effects of the Holocaust are still present in the brains of survivors’ grandchildren, research suggests.

The mental health of at least three generations of the same families was potentially damaged, say scientists, suggesting that the environment that one lives in can affect your offspring’s genes.

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