We hypothesized that the ACE score/health problem relationship would be relatively “immune” to secular influences, in support of recent studies documenting the negative neurobiologic effects of childhood stressors on the developing brain.
A retrospective cohort study of 17,337 adult health maintenance organization (HMO) members who completed a survey about childhood abuse and household dysfunction, as well as their health.
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