Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 21st, 2006
According to a report from the United States, "Childhood maltreatment has been linked to a variety of changes in brain structure and function and stress-responsive neurobiological systems. Epidemiological studies have documented the impact of childhood maltreatment on health and emotional well-being. After a brief review of the neurobiology of childhood trauma, we use the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study as an epidemiological 'case example' of the convergence between epidemiologic and neurobiological evidence of the effects of childhood trauma."
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