Category Research

New Study Examines the Stress of Poverty on Children – Center for Healthy Minds

Source: New Study Examines the Stress of Poverty on Children – Center for Healthy Minds May 4, 2018 A research team, including Center for Healthy Minds scientist Sarah Short, has been awarded a $2.5 million National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) grant to study the link between poverty and developing cognitive…

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Mothers’ Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Young Children’s Development – American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Source: Mothers’ Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Young Children’s Development – American Journal of Preventive Medicine This study examined how mothers’ Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) relate to their children’s developmental risk and assessed how the association is mediated through mothers’ depressive symptoms and fair/poor health. The authors found that mothers’ ACEs are significantly…

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An epidemic of childhood trauma haunts Milwaukee | Journal Sentinel

This seven-part series takes a deep dive into the causes and long-term effects of trauma.  For example, poverty, housing insecurity and violence all contribute to high rates of trauma among Milwaukee’s children. Read the full article: An epidemic of childhood trauma haunts Milwaukee | Journal Sentinel – jsonline.com

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