#075 - How Childhood Can Haunt Us (Dr. Vincent Felitti)

01.28.2019 - By Renegade Ape - Psychology, Philosophy, and the Overton Wasteland

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Dr. Vincent Felitti joins us to discuss the history of the famous Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, how childhood trauma can later manifest as physical illness such as cancer and heart disease, why things like obesity and smoking are often protective reactions to childhood trauma, how people with an ACE score 6 or higher have a 5000% greater risk of suicide, and how doctors and mental health professionals can better care for people suffering the consequences of childhood trauma. 



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"Judging Me" by Mary Elizabeth Bullock https://amzn.to/2G4wdTF

"Fear: Trump in the White House" by Bob Woodward https://amzn.to/2WnI5pq

"Enlightenment Now" by Steven Pinker https://amzn.to/2WoIvvz

"Journeys From Childhood to Midlife" by Emmy Werner https://amzn.to/2WjO6Ud

"Inscribed Bodies: Health Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse" by Anna Luise Kirkengen https://amzn.to/2DDGuV6


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