Childhood Trauma: The ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) is a research study conducted by the American health maintenance organization Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Essentially, this study demonstrated that the more traumatic our childhood was, the more risk we are at of developing adult illnesses, both PHYSICAL and MENTAL. Specifically, the study found that the more CHILDHOOD … Continue reading Childhood Trauma: The ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study