Oh! There’s verbal abuse, PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder and autism all rolled into one with the enlarged right STG gray matter. “Enlarged right STG gray matter structures are observed in children exposed to parental verbal abuse (De Bellis et al., 2002a), mistreated children and adolescents with post-traumatic stress disorder (Tomoda et al., 2011), children with generalized anxiety disorder (De Bellis et al., 2002b), and children and adolescents with autism (Jou et al., 2010). Interestingly, the first three groups are known to have deficits in nonliteral interpersonal ability (Dodge, 1993) and anxiety is also negatively associated with interpersonal ability (Uchiyama et al., 2001), “

Oh! There’s verbal abuse, PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder and autism all rolled into one with the enlarged right STG gray matter.

⁠”Enlarged right STG gray matter structures are observed in children exposed to parental verbal abuse (De Bellis et al., 2002a), mistreated children and adolescents with post-traumatic stress disorder (Tomoda et al., 2011), children with generalized anxiety disorder (De Bellis et al., 2002b), and children and adolescents with autism (Jou et al., 2010). Interestingly, the first three groups are known to have deficits in nonliteral interpersonal ability (Dodge, 1993) and anxiety is also negatively associated with interpersonal ability (Uchiyama et al., 2001), “

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