Childhood Trauma and Dissociation in Schizophrenia

  title={Childhood Trauma and Dissociation in Schizophrenia},
  author={Vedat Şar and Okan Taycan and Nurullah Bolat and Mine {\"O}zmen and Alaattin Duran and Erdinç {\"O}zt{\"u}rk and Hayriye Ertem-Vehid},
  pages={33 - 40}
Background: This study is concerned with relationships between childhood trauma history, dissociative experiences, and the clinical phenomenology of chronic schizophrenia. Sampling and Methods: Seventy patients with a schizophrenic disorder were evaluated using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV, Dissociative Experiences Scale, Dissociative Disorders Interview Schedule, Positive and Negative Symptoms Scales, and Childhood Trauma Questionnaire. Results: Childhood trauma scores were… 

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