Childhood Trauma – health conditions.

  Early childhood trauma is a risk factor for almost everything, from adult depression to PTSD and most psychiatric disorders, as well as a host of medical problems, including cardiovascular problems such as heart attack and stroke, cancer, and obesity.   What changes can occur due to trauma?   Behavioral changes resulting from trauma. People … Continue reading Childhood Trauma – health conditions.

Childhood Trauma – the ACE-study.

  Understanding Trauma in Childhood - Exposure and risk; the ACE study.   The ACE-study itself. Initially the 'Adverse Childhood Experiences Study' or ACE-study was conducted by Vincent Felitti. He wondered why so many people did drop out of his losing weight program despite successfully losing the weight[1]. He discovered that a majority of 286 … Continue reading Childhood Trauma – the ACE-study.