A family study of adult twins with and without a history of childhood abuse: stability of retrospective reports of maltreatment and associated family measures.

@article{Nelson2010AFS,
  title={A family study of adult twins with and without a history of childhood abuse: stability of retrospective reports of maltreatment and associated family measures.},
  author={E. Nelson and M. Lynskey and A. Heath and P. Madden and N. Martin},
  journal={Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          121-30
        }
}
  • E. Nelson, M. Lynskey, +2 authors N. Martin
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies
  • Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and physical abuse (CPA) are well-established risk-factors for a wide of range of proximal and distal outcomes. The lack of availability of an optimal design for examining abuse and its consequences has resulted in the use of various approaches, each having its own limitations. We describe the Childhood Trauma Study, which ascertained families from a large young adult Australian twin cohort on the basis of twins' responses to screening questions assessing CSA and… CONTINUE READING

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