Multi-Exposure and Clustering of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Socioeconomic Differences and Psychotropic Medication in Young Adults

@inproceedings{Bjrkenstam2013MultiExposureAC,
  title={Multi-Exposure and Clustering of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Socioeconomic Differences and Psychotropic Medication in Young Adults},
  author={Emma Bj{\"o}rkenstam and Anders Hjern and Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz and Bo Vinnerljung and Johan Hallqvist and Rickard Ljung},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
PURPOSE Stressful childhood experiences have negative long-term health consequences. The present study examines the association between adverse childhood experiences, socioeconomic position, and risk of psychotropic medication in young adulthood. METHODS This register-based cohort study comprises the birth cohorts between 1985 and 1988 in Sweden. We followed 362 663 individuals for use of psychotropic medication from January 2006 until December 2008. Adverse childhood experiences were severe… CONTINUE READING
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