The relationship between childhood adversity and food insecurity: ‘It’s like a bird nesting in your head’

  title={The relationship between childhood adversity and food insecurity: ‘It’s like a bird nesting in your head’},
  author={Mariana Chilton and Molly Knowles and Jenny Rabinowich and Kimberly T. Arnold},
  journal={Public Health Nutrition},
  pages={2643 - 2653}
Abstract Objective Adverse childhood experiences, including abuse, neglect and household instability, affect lifelong health and economic potential. The present study investigates how adverse childhood experiences are associated with food insecurity by exploring caregivers’ perceptions of the impact of their childhood adversity on educational attainment, employment and mental health. Design Semi-structured audio-recorded in-person interviews that included (i) quantitative measures of maternal… 

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