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The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is the largest and most influential study of the relationship between childhood adversity and long term health.  The AVA ACE Study DVD contains the most comprehensive description of the ACE Study findings and replications of those findings among a general population sample in Washington State and other similar findings from large nationally representative samples. The DVD features plenary addresses by the ACE Study Co-Investigators, Drs. Vincent Felitti and Rob Anda along with discussion by Dr. Frank Putnam, an internationally renowned childhood trauma researcher and child psychiatrist. The DVD also includes individual interviews with Drs. Felitti and Anda along with an interview with Dr. David Williamson, the obesity researcher and CDC epidemiologist who, after hearing Dr. Felitti speak in 1990 about his clinical observations of increased rates of child sexual abuse among obese women in his San Diego Kaiser Permanente Preventive Medicine Program, introduced Dr. Felitti to Dr. Anda who then developed the methodology, oversaw the research and supervised the scientific publications from the ACE study. To date, there have been more than 60 scientific publications from the ACE Study. Dr. Putnam describes how the ACE Study "changed the landscape" regarding how researchers and clinicians look at childhood trauma. Select this link for details and ordering. Pay just $45 when ordering through APSAC.

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