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How traumatic experiences affect children when they grow up

Nearly half of children experience trauma, creating protential for woeful outcomes when they grow up

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Big, potentially traumatic events create greater risk of health and behavior problems for the children who experience them, even into adulthood, according to a Child Trends report released this week.
It also found nearly half of children have had at least one such adverse experience.
Economic hardship is the most common adverse childhood experience with nearly a quarter of kids growing up in homes where parents at least sometimes struggle to provide adequate food and housing. The next most common ACE was having parents who split up.
Other ACEs in the study were living with someone who abused drugs and ...


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