Childhood Trauma? Get Your ACE Score

Got Your ACE Score? 

Do you know about the ACEs study? Adverse Childhood Experiences were studied extensively in the 1990s by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Healthcare. The results of the research continue to drive new studies and health treatments today.

The CDC’s Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Studyuncovered a stunning link between childhood trauma and the chronic diseases people develop as adults, as well as social and emotional problems. This includes heart disease, lung cancer, diabetes and many autoimmune diseases, as well as depression, violence, being a victim of violence, and suicide.

This article helps you get your ACEs score using a short questionnaire to measure your level of childhood trauma. Then it tells you the implications of your score.

ACEs are a critical factor in childhood and adult mental illnesses. Take a few minutes to learn how your own childhood trauma may be affecting you.

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