Predictors of Maladaptive Coping in Incarcerated Women Who are Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

@article{Johnson2012PredictorsOM,
  title={Predictors of Maladaptive Coping in Incarcerated Women Who are Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse},
  author={Kristine Johnson and Shannon M Lynch},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={43-52}
}
Women’s rates of incarceration have increased notably in the past two decades. Concurrently, research with female offenders has identified a high incidence of experiences of childhood sexual abuse (CSA), a potential risk factor for negative psychosocial outcomes. Structural equation modeling was used to test a model examining associations among CSA, emotion regulation, posttraumatic stress, and coping in a sample of 224 incarcerated women. The relationships between CSA and difficulties with… CONTINUE READING