Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE)

The ACE study conducted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) takes a whole life perspective, as indicated on the orange arrow leading from conception to death. The study was specifically designed to provide data that would help answer the question: “If risk factors for disease, disability, and early mortality are not randomly distributed, what influences precede the adoption or development of them?”

For more information on the ACE study click here or on the links below.

Content source:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control,
Division of Violence Prevention