The Lifelong Effects of Early Childhood Adversity and Toxic Stress

  title={The Lifelong Effects of Early Childhood Adversity and Toxic Stress},
  author={Jack P. Shonkoff and Andrew S. Garner and Benjamin S. Siegel and Mary Iftner Dobbins and Marian F. Earls and Laura J Mcguinn and John M. Pascoe and David L. Wood},
  pages={e232 - e246}
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