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Childhood Adversities Increase the Risk of Psychosis: A Meta-analysis of Patient-Control, Prospective- and Cross-sectional Cohort Studies
It is shown that childhood adversity is strongly associated with increased risk for psychosis and population attributable risk was 33% (16%–47%).
Childhood trauma, psychosis and schizophrenia: a literature review with theoretical and clinical implications
The research addressing the relationship of childhood trauma to psychosis and schizophrenia is reviewed, and the theoretical and clinical implications are discussed.
The prevalence of voice-hearers in the general population: A literature review
The findings support the current movement away from pathological models of unusual experiences and towards understanding voice-hearing as occurring on a continuum in the general population, and having meaning in relation to the voice- hearer's life experiences.
Sexual and physical abuse during childhood and adulthood as predictors of hallucinations, delusions and thought disorder.
Investigation of the hypotheses that childhood sexual and physical abuse are related to hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder in adults and that those relationships are greater in those who have suffered abuse during adulthood as well as childhood found that child abuse was a significant predictor of auditory and tactile hallucinations, even in the absence of adult abuse.
From adversity to psychosis: pathways and mechanisms from specific adversities to specific symptoms
Evidence for pathways between specific types of adversity and specific symptoms of psychosis is considered, including symptoms, underlying mechanisms and different kinds of adversity at the same time.
Prejudice and schizophrenia: a review of the ‘mental illness is an illness like any other’ approach
This review evaluates the effectiveness of the ‘mental illness is an illness like any other’ approach in relation to schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia and Borderline Personality Disorder: Similarities and Differences in the Experience of Auditory Hallucinations, Paranoia, and Childhood Trauma
These patients were similar in their experiences of voices, including the perceived location of them, but they differed in frequency of paranoid delusions, and levels of reported childhood trauma are especially high in those with a BPD diagnosis, whether they have schizophrenia or not.
True Photographs and False Memories
This study asked 45 undergraduates to work at remembering three school-related childhood events and found the rate of false-memory reports in the photo condition was substantially higher than the rate in any previously published study.
Doctoring the Mind: Why psychiatric treatments fail
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Psychotherapy and memories of childhood sexual abuse: A cognitive perspective
Cognitive psychological research on the fallibility of human memory is reviewed, focusing on evidence of memory distortions and illusions, with the aim of sharing research on memory with clinical