Childhood adversity is a 'cause of causes' of adult illnesses and mental health problems

What percentage of individuals who've experienced early life trauma have grown up without suffering the mental and physical health problems associated with "adverse childhood experiences"?

I'm not discounting the cause and effect findings of the studies, I'm simply stating that there's numerous factors that we don't understand, yet. And to declare adverse childhood experiences the "cause of causes" of mental and physical illnesses is narrow minded.

In my opinion it's a deterministic premise that fails to account for the vast unknown variables that are being researched in the emerging field of Human Social Genomics.

I believe if we truly want to help individuals, we need to better understand why and how external stressers in early childhood effect the internal gene expression responses associated with mental/physical health issues.

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