Adverse Childhood Experiences of Low-Income Urban Youth

@article{Wade2014AdverseCE,
  title={Adverse Childhood Experiences of Low-Income Urban Youth},
  author={Roy Wade and Judy A. Shea and David T. Rubin and Joanne N. Wood},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={134},
  pages={e13 - e20}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Current assessments of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) may not adequately encompass the breadth of adversity to which low-income urban children are exposed. The purpose of this study was to identify and characterize the range of adverse childhood experiences faced by young adults who grew up in a low-income urban area. METHODS: Focus groups were conducted with young adults who grew up in low-income Philadelphia neighborhoods. Using the nominal group technique… 

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