Childhood Sexual Abuse, Dissociation, and Adult Self-Destructive Behavior

  title={Childhood Sexual Abuse, Dissociation, and Adult Self-Destructive Behavior},
  author={Ofelia Rodriguez-srednicki},
  journal={Journal of Child Sexual Abuse},
  pages={75 - 89}
ABSTRACT Female college students reporting a history of childhood sexual abuse (N = 175) and not reporting a history of childhood sexual abuse (N = 266) were compared on indices of six self-destructive behaviors, including drug use, alcohol abuse, binge eating, self-mutilation, risky sex, and suicidality. The samples were also compared on two measures of dissociation, the Trauma Symptom Checklist dissociation subscale and the Dissociative Experiences Scale. The CSA group had significantly… 

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