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    Volunteers needed to study trauma effects

    As we all know, there are challenges when a student transitions from high school to college. But are there unique problems for those who have survived “difficult” childhoods? A Lipscomb graduate student has designed a survey to investigate the effects of trauma later in life. Baljeet Loaee, a psychology graduate student has launched a study of “the association between childhood maltreatment and student adaptation to college and their academic performance.”  The study is built around a 30 to 45 minute survey for students over 18 years old.  Loaee says there is not much evidence on the impact of childhood trauma on undergraduate students and their adaptation to college. “This research will…