Adverse childhood experiences reported by adults --- five states, 2009.

  title={Adverse childhood experiences reported by adults --- five states, 2009.},
  author={Georgia. VJ Edwards and LR McKnight-Eily},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={59 49},
  • Georgia. VJ Edwards, LR McKnight-Eily
  • Published 2010 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) include verbal, physical, or sexual abuse, as well as family dysfunction (e.g., an incarcerated, mentally ill, or substance-abusing family member; domestic violence; or absence of a parent because of divorce or separation). ACEs have been linked to a range of adverse health outcomes in adulthood, including substance abuse, depression, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and premature mortality. Furthermore, data collected from a large sample of health… CONTINUE READING
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