Adverse Childhood Experiences and Weight Status among Adolescents
posted by Research Admin 1 on 7 February 2019
This article presents the results of a survey conducted with American students to explore any correlations between BMI and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Their hypothesis that experiencing ACEs predisposes young people to weight problems. "Moreover, these findings suggest that child health professionals may need to screen for ACEs as an important aspect of clinical weight management."
This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://www.jpeds.com/article/S0022-3476(18)31245-9/fulltext
Davis, L., et al. Adverse Childhood Experiences and Weight Status among Adolescents. January 2019, The Journal of Pediatrics, Vol 204: Pages 71-76.e1