How Childhood Adversity Can Harm Health Later in Life

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The Doctors are pleased to welcome the Surgeon General of California Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to discuss the impact of childhood adversity, which can include abuse, neglect, dealing with a parent who is mentally ill or substance dependent, an incarcerated parent, a separation or divorce and domestic violence. She shares how these types of adversities can lead to a greater risk for health issues later in life, also known as the toxic stress response.