KQED Forum: Study Links Childhood Trauma to Adult Depression, Physical Ailments
Nov 10, 2014
Listen to the audio here: http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201411070900
Childhood traumas like divorce, abuse and neglect can significantly increase the risk of dementia or Alzheimer's, chronic pulmonary disease, stroke and asthma, according to a study of California adults released on Wednesday. We'll talk to one of the authors of the report, pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris of the Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco. The center, located in the Bayview District, recently received a $3 million grant from Google for its work.
Host: Scott Shafer
About Center for Youth Wellness The Center for Youth Wellness is part of a national effort to revolutionize pediatric medicine and transform the way society responds to kids exposed to significant adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress.
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