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={Elliot C. Nelson and Michael T Lynskey and A Christopher Heath and Pamela A. F. Madden and Nicholas G. 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}
}
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
10 Citations
41 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 references

Interaction between the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR), stressful life events, and risk of depression: A meta-analysis

  • K. R. Merikangas
  • Journal of the American Medical Association,
  • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…