29 minutes | Jul 26, 2019

26: Jonathan Purtle on Legislators’ Opinions on Adverse Childhood Experiences

Jonathan Purtle, Dr.P.H., M.Sc., joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss state legislators’ opinions about adverse childhood experiences as risk factors for adult behavioral health conditions, as well as how opinions vary between legislators with different characteristics. Dr. Purtle’s research interests [1:35] What are adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)? [3:50] How do the opinions of state legislators align with the body of evidence on ACEs? [6:57] Description of study methods [8:18] Characteristics of the surveyed legislators [13:00] Major findings of the study [14:54] What’s next in this line of research [25:36] Check out Editor's Choice, a new set of curated collections from the rich resource of articles published in the journal. Sign up to receive notification of new Editor's Choice collections. Other articles may be viewed at our web site. Be sure to let your colleagues know about the podcast, and please rate and review it wherever you listen to it. The podcast is now on Spotify. Listen to other podcasts produced by the American Psychiatric Association. Follow the journal on Twitter. E-mail us at psjournal@psych.org
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