More Startling ACES Outcomes

As we discussed in the last post, adverse childhood experiences are very common and destructive.  An ACE score of 4 or more is considered to be a threshold at which negative outcomes increase exponentially.  To illustrate this point further, consider these facts: Depression – With an ACE score of 4 or more, an individual is […]

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The Incidence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study began in 1995 at Kaiser Permanente in California with the goal of determining what impact, if any, negative experiences during childhood had on adult health outcomes. The initial study included over 17,000 participants and is still actively tracking health outcomes for those individuals today. The participants were all given […]

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