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Amygdala

The “alarm center” of the brain, responsible for threat detection, registering fear, and sending a distress signal that leads to activation of the body’s emergency survival (fight-flight-freeze) response. Neuroscientific research has demonstrated that exposure to chronic abuse in childhood contributes to enlargement of this brain structure.