Childhood abuse and adult health: Evidence from the Canadian community health survey 2012 – Mental health - Childhood maltreatment as a risk factor for cancer: Findings from a population-based survey of Canadian adults


Objectives: Childhood maltreatment (CM) is an established risk factor for various mental and substance use disorders. This project adds to the evidence that CM may also be a risk factor along the causal pathway to longer-term... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Wendy Hovdestad (Public Health Agency of Canada)
  2. Margot Shields (Public Health Agency of Canada)
  3. Amanda Shaw (Public Health Agency of Canada)
  4. Les Mery (IARC)
  5. Lil Tonmyr (Public Health Agency of Canada)

Topic Area

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)


S-05 » Symposium 5 (16:30 - Monday, 29th August)



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