Associations Between Childhood Abuse and Personality Disorder Symptoms in College Males

  title={Associations Between Childhood Abuse and Personality Disorder Symptoms in College Males},
  author={Paul M. Miller and David Lisak},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={642 - 656}
This study investigated the relationship between childhood abuse and personality disorder symptoms in a nonclinical sample of college males (N = 584, mean age = 28.8 years). Childhood sexual and physical abuse and personality disorder (PD) symptoms, among other variables, were assessed using self-report measures. Abuse histories were categorized into no abuse, sexual abuse only, physical abuse only, and both types of abuse. Also, a dimension of severity was measured by tallying, for sexual and… 

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