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The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in the Lives of Juvenile Offenders
Publication Date: Sep 15 2014
OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice
The study of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their negative repercussion on adult health outcomes is well documented. In a population of insured Californians, a dose-response relationship has been demonstrated among 10 ACEs and a host of chronic physical health, mental health, and behavioral outcomes.