Childhood trauma and psychotic disorders: a systematic, critical review of the evidence.

@article{Bendall2008ChildhoodTA,
  title={Childhood trauma and psychotic disorders: a systematic, critical review of the evidence.},
  author={Sarah Bendall and Henry James Jackson and Carol Anne Hulbert and Patrick D. McGorry},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={568-79}
}
There is controversy over whether childhood trauma (CT) is a causal factor in the development of psychosis. This review aims to identify and critically analyze the association between CT and psychotic disorders. Studies investigating CT and psychotic disorder were identified by searches of electronic databases and manual searches of references lists, and 46 studies were identified. Forty studies had no control group, only psychiatric control groups, or unmatched, nonpopulation control groups… CONTINUE READING