James E Houston

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PURPOSE Research has shown that sexual trauma represents a specific threat for psychosis, particularly among females. Sexual trauma among females, however, has also been shown to enhance the risk for further revictimisation. Females are likely to exhibit distinct lifetime trauma profiles, i.e. female sexual trauma victims are often more likely to experience(More)
BACKGROUND Exposure to traumatic events has been implicated in the onset and development of a range of psychiatric disorders. People can be exposed to multiple traumatic events and previous research suggests that traumatic experiences may cluster at the individual level. METHODS This study aimed to examine the distribution of traumatic experiences in a(More)
PURPOSE This study assessed the distribution of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and psychosis indicators among a large sample of individuals with a lifetime diagnosis of PTSD. The identification of a psychotic PTSD subtype was also predicted. METHOD Using data from the National Comorbidity Survey a latent class analysis was conducted on the(More)
INTRODUCTION Children experience a wide range of behaviors that can be regarded as bullying. Traditionally researchers have conceptualized these experiences to include verbal, physical, relational, and indirect attacks on the individual (see Hawker & Boulton, 2000, for a review). However, as children are becoming proficient users of technology as a result(More)
Peer victimization is a frequent occurrence for many adolescents; however, some of the psychometric properties of self-report scales assessing these experiences remain unclear. Furthermore, with an increase in access to technology, electronic aggression should also be considered. The authors examined the psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Peer(More)
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