Title

Adverse childhood experiences: implications for the healthcare system

Authors

Robert Anda

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

2-1-2017

Institution/Department

Internal Medicine, Grand Rounds, Maine Medical Center

MeSH Headings

Life Change Events, Child Abuse, Divorce

Abstract

Topics:

-The biology of adverstiy

-Integrity and functioning of the genome - epigenetics

-Memory of our experiences is stored in our body

-Adverse childhood experiences rarely occur in isolation...they come in groups

-Costs of the status quo: unexplained symptoms

-Being trauma informed

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