Global perspective on ACEs

  title={Global perspective on ACEs},
  author={Greta M. Massetti and Karen E Hughes and Mark A. Bellis and James A Mercy},
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Instruments to identify risk factors associated with adverse childhood experiences for vulnerable children in primary care in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and narrative synthesis

There is a lack of suitable risk assessment instruments to identify biopsychosocial risk factors from exposure to ACEs in vulnerable children in primary care in limited-resource settings and further development of an instrument for the rapid identification of ACEs is required for an early recognition and referred for preventive care, treatment, and social support services.



Measuring mortality and the burden of adult disease associated with adverse childhood experiences in England: a national survey

Radically different life-course trajectories are associated with exposure to increased ACEs, and interventions to prevent ACEs are available but rarely implemented at scale.

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Blood Pressure Trajectories From Childhood to Young Adulthood: The Georgia Stress and Heart Study

It is observed that participants who were exposed to multiple ACEs displayed a greater increase in BP levels in young adulthood compared with their counterparts without ACEs.

Methods for understanding childhood trauma: modifying the adverse childhood experiences international questionnaire for cultural competency

The goal of this project was to modify the ACE-IQ for cultural context in a low-resource, underserved community in South Africa (SA).

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Alcohol Consumption in Midlife and Early Old-Age.

The effect of exposure to parental arguments on hazardous drinking persists into midlife, and ACEs did not significantly influence 10-year drinking trajectories across midlife in longitudinal analyses.

Association of childhood adversities with the first onset of mental disorders in Spain: results from the ESEMeD project

Prevalences of CAs in the Spanish population are lower than those found in other high-income countries, especially when compared to the USA, although these associations were not as frequent as in other countries.