Childhood maltreatment severity is associated with elevated C-reactive protein and body mass index in adults with schizophrenia and bipolar diagnoses

@article{Aas2017ChildhoodMS,
  title={Childhood maltreatment severity is associated with elevated C-reactive protein and body mass index in adults with schizophrenia and bipolar diagnoses},
  author={Monica Aas and Ingrid Dieset and Sigrun Hope and Eva Z Hoseth and Ingrid Melle},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={2017},
  volume={65},
  pages={342-349}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have described an association between childhood maltreatment and inflammatory markers in the psychotic disorders (schizophrenia [SZ] and bipolar disorder [BD]). Previous studies have been relatively small (<50 participants), and the severity of abuse and the putative influence of body mass index (BMI) have not been properly investigated. METHODS The combined effects of childhood abuse severity and clinical diagnosis on inflammatory markers were investigated in a… CONTINUE READING
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