What is the connection between childhood adversity and poor health? That's the question that Dr. Nadine Burke Harris explores in her new book, "The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity."
Burke Harris writes about the experience of giving her patients the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) survey and the way that trauma affects children for a lifetime. Research now shows that experiencing four or more ACEs is associated with significantly increased risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, diabetes, Alzheimer's and suicide.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness and author of "The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity." She tweets @drburkeharris.
This segment aired on January 25, 2018.