Childhood abuse and suicidality in obstetrics patients in a hospital-based urban prenatal clinic.

@article{Farber1996ChildhoodAA,
  title={Childhood abuse and suicidality in obstetrics patients in a hospital-based urban prenatal clinic.},
  author={Eugene W. Farber and Susan Herbert and Susan L Reviere},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={56-60}
}
This study reports findings from a chart review examining the relationship between self-report of a history of childhood abuse and the emergence of suicidal ideation in pregnancy in a group of patients referred for psychiatric evaluation. The relationship between history of childhood abuse and actual suicide attempts prior to the current pregnancy was also investigated. Results revealed that women reporting a history of childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, or both were significantly more… CONTINUE READING

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