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Table 2 Adverse childhood experiences in the studied patients

From: Prevalence and clinical implication of adverse childhood experiences and their association with substance use disorder among patients with schizophrenia

ACE categories Studied patients (n = 165)
No. %
Mother and/or household member treated violently 100 60.6
Emotional neglect 66 40.0
Physical abuse 42 25.5
Contact sexual abuse 37 22.4
Someone chronically depressed, mentally ill, institutionalized or suicidal 34 20.6
One or no parents, parental separation or divorce 31 18.8
Emotional abuse 29 17.6
Physical neglect 25 15.2
Community violence 24 14.5
Bullying 18 10.9
Alcohol and/or drug abuser in the household 13 7.9
Incarcerated household member 5 3.0
Total ACE score  
 Mean ± SD 3.7 ± 2.5
  1. ACE adverse childhood experiences; SD standard deviation