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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. Much of the foundational research in this area has been referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Visit the CDC website to learn more about the original study including ACE definitions, study demographics, major findings, and more.
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