Emotion dysregulation as a mediator between childhood emotional abuse and current depression in a low-income African-American sample.

@article{Crow2014EmotionDA,
  title={Emotion dysregulation as a mediator between childhood emotional abuse and current depression in a low-income African-American sample.},
  author={Thomas R. Crow and Dorthie Cross and Abigail D Powers and Bekh Bradley},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 10},
  pages={1590-8}
}
Abuse and neglect in childhood are well-established risk factors for later psychopathology. Past research has suggested that childhood emotional abuse may be particularly harmful to psychological development. The current cross-sectional study employed multiple regression techniques to assess the effects of childhood trauma on adulthood depression and emotion dysregulation in a large sample of mostly low-income African Americans recruited in an urban hospital. Bootstrap analyses were used to… CONTINUE READING

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