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Intergenerational transmission of partner violence: a 20-year prospective study.
An unselected sample of 543 children was followed over 20 years to test the independent effects of parenting, exposure to domestic violence between parents (ETDV), maltreatment, adolescent disruptiveExpand
How Big is a Big Odds Ratio? Interpreting the Magnitudes of Odds Ratios in Epidemiological Studies
A new method for interpreting the size of the OR by relating it to differences in a normal standard deviate is proposed, which indicates that OR = 1.68, 3.47, and 6.71 are equivalent to Cohen's d = 0.2, 0.5, and 0.8 when OR > 5.8. Expand
The risk for early-adulthood anxiety and depressive disorders in adolescents with anxiety and depressive disorders.
Anxiety or depressive disorder during adolescence confers a strong risk for recurrent anxiety or depressive disorders during early adulthood, and most anxiety and depressive disorders in young adults may be preceded by anxiety or depression in adolescence. Expand
A longitudinal analysis of risk factors for child maltreatment: findings of a 17-year prospective study of officially recorded and self-reported child abuse and neglect.
Assessment of a number of risk factors may permit health professionals to identify parents and children who are at high risk for child maltreatment, facilitating appropriate implementation of prevention and treatment interventions. Expand
An epidemiological study of disorders in late childhood and adolescence--I. Age- and gender-specific prevalence.
Age-specific prevalences are provided for nine disorders in a general population sample of ages 10-20 and the pattern of specific diagnoses varied greatly by both age and gender. Expand
Childhood maltreatment increases risk for personality disorders during early adulthood.
BACKGROUND Data from a community-based longitudinal study were used to investigate whether childhood abuse and neglect increases risk for personality disorders (PDs) during early adulthood. METHODSExpand
Prevalence and stability of the DSM-III-R personality disorders in a community-based survey of adolescents.
It is suggested that a substantial minority of adolescents who are not in treatment qualify for DSM-III-R personality disorder diagnoses and that these diagnoses are associated with increased risk of psychological distress and functional impairment. Expand
Childhood abuse and neglect: specificity of effects on adolescent and young adult depression and suicidality.
Individuals with a history of sexual abuse are at greater risk of becoming depressed or suicidal during adolescence and young adulthood, suggesting broader focus for intervention in these cases. Expand
Childhood adversities, interpersonal difficulties, and risk for suicide attempts during late adolescence and early adulthood.
Maladaptive parenting and childhood maltreatment may be associated with a risk for severe interpersonal difficulties during adolescence, which may play a pivotal role in the development of suicidal behavior. Expand
Psychopathology among New York city public school children 6 months after September 11.
The data suggest that there is a relationship between level of exposure to trauma and likelihood of child anxiety/depressive disorders in the community and support the need to apply wide-area epidemiological approaches to mental health assessment after any large-scale disaster. Expand