Sexual and physical abuse in childhood is associated with depression and anxiety over the life course: systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Lindert2013SexualAP,
  title={Sexual and physical abuse in childhood is associated with depression and anxiety over the life course: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Jutta Lindert and Ondine S. von Ehrenstein and Rachel Grashow and Gilad Gal and Elmar Braehler and Marc G. Weisskopf},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={59},
  pages={359-372}
}
ObjectivesTo determine whether depression and anxiety in adulthood are associated with abuse exposure in childhood.MethodsA search of PUBMED, EMBASE and PSYCHINFO databases (2002–2012) was supplemented by hand searches of bibliographies of articles and reviews. We included studies contrasting abuse exposure vs. no-abuse exposure before age 16 years to depression and anxiety after age 16 years. Data on sample and exposure and outcome instruments, covariates and odds ratios (ORs) with the… Expand
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