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Hardcastle, Katie and Bellis, Mark A . (2018) Routine enquiry for history of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the adult patient population in a general practice setting: a pathfinder study. Wrexham, Wales: Public Health Wales NHS Trust. 49 p.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), such as being a victim of violence or neglect, or living with a household member who abuses substances or is involved in criminal activity, are associated with negative adult outcomes such as health harming behaviours, chronic conditions, and increased health care utilisation and costs.

An initial exploration of the feasibility and acceptability of asking about a history of ACEs in a large multi-site GP practice in North West England. Findings explore practitioner experiences of delivery and potential impacts on patients.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD prevention, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:August 2018
Pages:49 p.
Publisher:Public Health Wales NHS Trust
Place of Publication:Wrexham, Wales
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Subjects:HA Screening, identification, and diagnostic method > Medical screening and diagnostic method
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors > Risk factors
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Identification and screening
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Crime against persons (assault / abuse / intimidation)
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
T Demographic characteristics > Child
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
T Demographic characteristics > Child of substance user
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > Wales

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