Key Articles

Felitti, Vincent J. , MD, “The Origins of Addiction: Evidence from the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study,”  published in Germany as “Ursprünge des Suchtverhaltens – Evidenzen aus einer Studie zu belastenden Kindheitserfahrungen,” Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie, 2003; 52:547-559. For English, click here:  Felitti VJ, Origins of Addiction – Evidence fr ACE Study, 2003

Siegel, Daniel J., MD,  “Early childhood and the developing brain,” on “All in the Mind,” ABC Radio National, Radio Australia,  June 24, 2006 at:

Shonkoff, Jack P. , M.D., Director, Harvard University Center on the Developing Child & Harvard Medical School Professor of Pediatrics;   Mayes, Linda C., MD, Yale University School of Medicine;  et. al., “The Science of Neglect: The Persistent Absence of Responsive Care Disrupts the Developing Brain: Working Paper 12,”  2012 at:  Accompanying video “InBrief: The Science of Neglect”  and PDF summary at

Brous, Kathy, “Quick Profile of Three Neuroscientists,” raw basic info on MDs Bessel van der Kolk,  Bruce Perry, and Daniel Siegel: Three Neuroscientists- van der Kolk,Perry,Siegel DJ

van der Kolk, Bessel A., MD,  Interview,“Yoga and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Integral Yoga Magazine (2009), pp.12-13

Perry, Bruce D., MD;  Hambrick, Erin P., “The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics,” Reclaiming Children and Youth Magazine, Fall 2008, volume 17, number 3, at:

Perry, Bruce D., MD, “Examining Child Maltreatment Through a Neurodevelopmental Lens:  Clinical Applications of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics,” Journal of Loss and Trauma, 14:240–255, 2009 at:

Liotta, Jarret, “Does Science Show What 12 Steps Know? Data seem to support the 12-step program’s benefits for addicts,” National Geographic Magazine, August 9, 2013 at:

San Diego Trauma-Informed Community Schools (TICS), Dana Brown, PDF with useful slides and terrific photos of activists and kids in action.  “Cherokee Point: Building a Trauma-Informed Community School Focused on Systems Change Through Resident Engagement,” 2-4-14.  How to implement trauma-informed practises and the ACE Study in schools and communities.  Dana Brown TICS Cherokee Pt Slides Harvard 2-5-14

Brooks, John, “Video of Baby Casey in the Orphanage,” Warsaw, Poland, 1991, from “The Girl Behind the Door: An Adoptive Father’s Lessons Learned About Attachment Disorder,” at  Original video:

Stevens,  Jane Ellen, “The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: The Largest, Most Important Public Health Study You Never Heard of, Began in an Obesity Clinic,” original in Huffington Post, Oct. 8, 2012,  Part 1 of 3 at:

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    [Translation: I want to teach to more professionals what I’ve learned from all this material. Thank you from Buenos Aires.]

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