Female sexual victimization predicts psychosis: a case-control study based on the Danish Registry System.

  title={Female sexual victimization predicts psychosis: a case-control study based on the Danish Registry System.},
  author={Ask Elklit and Mark Shevlin},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={37 6},
OBJECTIVE An increasing research literature has identified a statistical association between trauma exposure and psychosis. Methodological limitations, primarily relating to failures to establish the temporal ordering of events and relying on retrospective self-reports, have made the argument for a causal association difficult to establish. METHOD A case-control study was conducted based on data from the Danish Civil Registration System and the Danish Psychiatric Central Register. All female… CONTINUE READING
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