[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Public health problems rooted in childhood trauma Vincent Felitti, MD, a clinical professor of Medicine at the University of California, continued the briefing by outlining the implications of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, which he coauthored.
What does ACE stand for?
ACE stands for Adverse Childhood Experience
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These factors-referred to as adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs for short- included physical, sexual, or emotional abuse; living with a chronically depressed, suicidal, mentally or physically ill person; living with a substance abuser; having a close relative in prison; and coming from a broken home or one in which domestic violence featured.
Felitti and his colleagues in the adverse childhood experiences or ACEs study that these experiences contribute greatly to the development of an aggressive child.
5) Compared to persons who grew up with no domestic violence, the rate for any adverse childhood experience was two to six times greater.
Childhood abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction and the risk of illicit drug use: The adverse childhood experiences study Pediatrics, 111(3), 564-572.
The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also indicates that abused children are at greater risk of alcoholism, illicit drug use, suicide, sexually transmitted diseases, heart disease and an array of other illnesses later in life.
After the analysis controlled for family history and other established risk factors, it showed that adults who had two or more of the adverse childhood experiences were nearly twice as likely to have disease risk factors as those who had not suffered in childhood.