Practitioner Review: Twenty years of research with adverse childhood experience scores – Advantages, disadvantages and applications to practice

The UK Trauma Council
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

In their practitioner review, Lacey and Minnis consider the strengths and limitations of adverse childhood experience (ACE) scores – an increasingly common and influential approach for measuring childhood adversity in public policy, research and clinical practice.

Childhood maltreatment has an influence on how touch is perceived in adulthood. Picture: Nastya/Adobe Stock
Childhood maltreatment has an influence on how touch is perceived in adulthood. Picture: Nastya/Adobe Stock

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