Predictors of self-reported psychopathology in children abused repeatedly by a parent.

  title={Predictors of self-reported psychopathology in children abused repeatedly by a parent.},
  author={Richard L Livingston and Louanne Lawson and Jerry G Jones},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={32 5},
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to test the influence of gender, type of abuse, and other factors on the development of psychopathology in abused children. METHOD Forty-one children who had been abused repeatedly either physically or sexually by a parent or parent figure were given the revised Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents. RESULTS Logistic regression analyses showed: conduct disorder was predicted by male gender and increasing age regardless of type of abuse; post… CONTINUE READING


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