Screening for ACEs and Trauma

NEW Articles

Goldstein E.  Patient preferences for discussing childhood trauma in primary care.  Perm J.  2017 
Patient preferences for discussing traumatic experiences and PTSD with clinicians:  most patients were comfortable being asked about trauma and did not oppose inclusion of trauma-related information in their medical record.

CLASSIC Articles

Wade R, Shea JA, Rubin D, et al. Adverse childhood experiences of low-income urban youth.  Pediatrics. 2014. Survey of young adults from low-income urban areas identified experiences not included in the initial ACEs:  single-parent homes; exposure to violence; criminal behavior; personal victimization; bullying; economic hardship; and discrimination.

Weinreb L, et al.  Screening for childhood trauma in adult primary care patients: a cross-sectional survey. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2010. Describes practices, skills, attitudes, and perceived barriers of family physicians in screening adult patients for childhood sexual or physical abuse.

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Kerker BD, Storfer-Isser A, Szilagyi M, et al. Do pediatricians ask about adverse childhood experiences in pediatric primary care?  Acad Pediatr. 2016.