Influence of childhood adversity on health among male UK military personnel.

  title={Influence of childhood adversity on health among male UK military personnel.},
  author={Amy C. Iversen and Nicola T. Fear and Emily Simonoff and Lisa Hull and Oded Horn and Neil Greenberg and Matthew Hotopf and Roberto J Rona and Simon Wessely},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND Exposure to childhood adversity may explain why only a minority of combatants exposed to trauma develop psychological problems. AIMS To examine the association between self-reported childhood vulnerability and later health outcomes in a large randomly selected male military cohort. METHOD Data are derived from the first stage of a cohort study comparing Iraq veterans and non-deployed UK military personnel. We describe data collected by questionnaire from males in the regular UK… CONTINUE READING

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