Five questions about childhood trauma

‘Childhood trauma increases risk of physical illness’. Prof. Brenda Penninx answers 5 questions on childhood trauma in the new publication of Janus Magazine. Penninx talks about the increasing risk of cardiometabolic disease in people with childhood trauma and other physical illnesses. Furthermore this article is about the NESDA study, MARIO study, prevention and future research.

Read the article in Dutch here: 5 vragen aan Brenda Penninx (

Janus is the (online) popular-scientific magazine of Amsterdam UMC. 

Brenda Penninx in Janus Magazine