Posted 12 November 2015 in JOTS Highlights by Kate Ryan Kuhlman, Ph.D.
Childhood adversity exposure has been linked to physical and mental health difficulties, such as asthma, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, and suicidality. These health conditions and/or their risk factors emerge throughout childhood and adolescence, and persist across the lifespan. This JTS commentary discusses a study looking at the way 97 adolescents (ages 9-16) responded to stress in the laboratory, and whether responses to the stressor were different based on when the adolescent was first exposed to trauma.
Posted 25 November 2015 in JOTS Highlights by Miranda Worthen, PhD
This JTS commentary explores a study examining whether in an all-military population, the association between anger and PTSD varied depending on whether the traumatic events occurred in the context of deployment or not
Posted 25 November 2015 in JOTS Highlights by Kenric Hammond
This JTS commentary discusses a large scale text mining analysis of VA clinical notes to identify occurrence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)