The Results of the Original ACE Study

In Drs. Felitti and Anda’s study, over 17,000 Kaiser Permanente members willingly participated to see how childhood traumatic stressors (experienced before the age of 18), could affect adult health. The results were overwhelming. (See chart above) (Coming Next: How...

What are ACEs?

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic experiences that occur to individuals prior to the age of 18. Without resiliency protective factors, these experiences may negatively change a person’s brain development, as well as influence resulting physical,...