Prospective study of peer victimization in childhood and psychotic symptoms in a nonclinical population at age 12 years.

@article{Schreier2009ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of peer victimization in childhood and psychotic symptoms in a nonclinical population at age 12 years.},
  author={Andrea Schreier and Dieter Wolke and Kate Thomas and J. W. Horwood and Chris J. Hollis and D Gunnell and Glyn Lewis and Andrew D. Thompson and Stanley G Zammit and Larisa Duffy and Giovanni Matteo Salvi and Glynn Harrison},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={527-36}
}
CONTEXT Psychotic symptoms are commonly experienced in nonclinical populations of adolescents and adults and have been shown to be predictive of later schizophreniform disorders. Associations between adverse experiences in childhood and psychotic symptoms in adulthood have been demonstrated. OBJECTIVE To examine whether peer victimization is associated with psychotic symptoms in a population-based sample of 12-year-olds. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Assessment clinic for 12… CONTINUE READING