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What we can learn about trauma from the ACEs study

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study was a landmark research trial conducted by Kaiser Permanente and the U.S. Center for Disease Control.  The study examined the correlation between adverse experiences in childhood and health outcomes in adult, and clearly showed just how profound that connection is. The study participants were asked to report whether they … Continue reading What we can learn about trauma from the ACEs study

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TED Talks on Trauma

This week's round of TED Talks are focused on trauma and come from a diverse range of experiences.       Nadine Burke Harris: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime  In this talk, Nadine Burke Harris passionately addresses the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study.  This study found a significant … Continue reading TED Talks on Trauma