Research Updates

Childhood adversity at work

Gabrielle Lis

Adverse childhood experiences impact performance at work and are likely to impact recovery from work injury. How can we help?

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are a risk factor for many problems in adulthood, from chronic disease and disability to psychological difficulties such as depression. Elsewhere, we summarise the research on ACEs and health and wellbeing. Here, we describe in more detail the workplace challenges that can arise for people with high ACE scores, especially when work injury comes into play. (For those who haven't read our previous article...

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