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Measure: Exposures to Violence, Trauma, and Victimization   #181400

Definition:

This measure asks about the respondent’s history of violent, traumatic and victimization events.

Purpose:

Traumatic and victimization events are major stressors that can adversely affect a child or adult’s physical and mental health. The type of event, age when it occurred, and frequency are important in assessing impact. If a person experiences more than one event or more than one type of event, the results may be cumulative.

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