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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Among Washington State’s Children: Implications for Mental Health Intervention
Paula S. Nurius, PhD
The lack of taking an adverse childhood experiences (ACE) history limits early anticipation or assessment of stress-related health issues, delaying or preventing interventions that foster health and functioning resilience. As ACE effects on adults can impair parenting and generate intergenerational transmission to their children, adults also need screening.