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Syrian children in state of 'toxic stress', Save the Children says

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The stress of war has led to increased bedwetting, self-harm, suicide attempts and aggressive behaviour among many children,
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71% of interviewees said that children were increasingly suffering from frequent bedwetting and "involuntary urination" - symptoms of toxic stress and post-traumatic stress disorder
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48% of adults said they had seen children who had lost their ability to speak or begun to suffer from speech impediments
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Toxic stress can disrupt the development of the brain and other organs and increasing the risk of addiction
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