Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire
Adverse Childhood Experiences StudyInstructions:
There are 10 questions, each is answered by selecting Yes or No. These questions are in English have been designed for adults (age 18 and older).
Warning: These questions may cause distress. Some questions ask directly about experiences of child abuse. Check that you have a support person or helpline number available before beginning.
Download a printable version (external link) of the ACE questionnaire.
ACE Scoring Explained
Questions 1-3 refer to emotional, physical and sexual abuse. Questions 4 and 5 assess emotional and physical neglect, and questions 6-10 refer to household dysfunction.
- Adverse Childhood Experiences Scores explained (external link)
1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention. (2014, May 13). About the Study. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention. (2014, May 13). Prevalence of Individual Adverse Childhood Experiences. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
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