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Mental Health Struggles Are Rooted In Adverse Childhood Experiences

If my parents tell me I am stupid and ugly, I believe them. But if they tell me I can fly-I will grow wings.

The major finding in the Center for Disease Control’s ACE [Adverse Childhood Experiences] study wasn’t so much enlightening, as it was confirming. Although our intuition isn’t always accurate, in this case the longitudinal study confirmed what most of us suspect that a person’s adverse childhood experiences can make him/her more susceptible to the negative consequences of stress and more prone to having mental health struggles. […]

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