The Associations Among Family-of-Origin Violence and Young Adults' Current Depressed, Hopeless, Suicidal, and Life-Threatening Behavior

@article{LanghinricbsenRohling2004TheAA,
  title={The Associations Among Family-of-Origin Violence and Young Adults' Current Depressed, Hopeless, Suicidal, and Life-Threatening Behavior},
  author={Jennifer Langhinricbsen-Rohling and Candice M. Monson and Kathryn A. Meyer and Jeffrey Caster and Audrey Sanders},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={243-261}
}
The purpose of the current study was to determine if college students' retrospective reports of family-of-origin physical abuse were related to their current reports of depressed symptomology, hopelessness, and suicidal and life-threatening behavior. Consistent with hypotheses, abuse by a parent (physical and psychological) and physical perpetration toward a parent were associated with increased rates of suicidal and life-threatening behavior. Gender of the parent was also shown to be important… CONTINUE READING