Relationships between interpersonal trauma, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, and other mental health problems in girls in compulsory residential care.

@article{Leenarts2013RelationshipsBI,
  title={Relationships between interpersonal trauma, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, and other mental health problems in girls in compulsory residential care.},
  author={Laura E. W. Leenarts and Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren and Peter M van de Ven and Henny P. B. Lodewijks and Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Ram{\'o}n J L Lindauer},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={526-9}
}
This cross-sectional study examined the relationships (using structural equation modeling) between exposure to early-onset interpersonal trauma, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), symptoms of complex PTSD, and other mental health problems. The participants were 92 girls recruited from 3 residential treatment facilities. Exposure to early-onset interpersonal trauma was directly related to mental health problems and symptoms of PTSD mediated the relationship between exposure to… CONTINUE READING