Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Criminology and Criminal Justice and University Honors
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Adult child abuse victims, Ex-convicts -- Mental health, Prisoners -- Mental health
The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) study is about childhood experiences with abuse, neglect, household challenges, and adult life mental and physical well-being. ACE's that were identified and studied were substance abuse; domestic violence; emotional and physical neglect; physical, emotional, and sexual abuse; mental illness; divorce/separation; and members of the home who have been incarcerated. This paper will be about how adults who have been or are incarcerated, as well as have or have had mental health issues, were impacted by adverse childhood experiences.
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Burgess, Letasi M., "The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs), Future Adult Incarceration, and Poor Mental Health- A Literature Review" (2021). University Honors Theses. Paper 1047.