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do pain, suffering, and trauma travel through generations?

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(inter)generational trauma is literally trauma that occurred decades or generations ago, and its effect is passed down from generation to generation, showing up in a myriad of physical and psychological symptoms in people long removed and unaware of the traumatic situations that triggered this result. Studies showed that such symptoms were prevalent and commonly found in people that followed generations later from ancestors that survived traumatic experiences such as slavery, holocausts, genocide, famine and serious abuse in their lives.

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