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New directions in research on childhood adversity

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Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Early online date4 Oct 2021
Accepted/In press2021
E-pub ahead of print4 Oct 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information: A.D. is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London, and by grant MR/P005918/1 from the UK Medical Research Council (MRC). S.J.L. is supported by an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship. Publisher Copyright: © 2021 The Author(s). Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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Childhood adversities are major preventable risk factors for poor mental and physical health. Scientific advances in this area are not matched by clinical gains for affected individuals. We reflect on novel research directions that could accelerate clinical impact.

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