WQED Specials

The Long Shadow of Childhood Trauma

Season 2019 Episode 20 | 26m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

New studies show childhood trauma affects physical health across a lifetime. The study is called ACEs--the Adverse Childhood Experience Scale, which lists ten stressful and traumatic events that can happen to children. Proponents of the study are calling on pediatricians to consider life events as they diagnose and treat children, with the goal of improving lifelong health.

Aired: 12/12/19

Rating: NR

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