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Title: The Clinical Correlates of Reported Childhood Sexual Abuse: An Association Between Age at Trauma Onset and Severity of Depression and PTSD in Adults
Authors: Schoedl, Aline Ferri [UNIFESP]
Pupo Costa, Mariana Cadrobbi [UNIFESP]
Mari, Jair J. [UNIFESP]
Mello, Marcelo Feijo [UNIFESP]
Tyrka, Audrey R.
Carpenter, Linda L.
Price, Lawrence H.
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Brown Univ
Keywords: early trauma
sexual abuse
risk factors
PTSD
depression
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2010
Publisher: Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd
Citation: Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. Abingdon: Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, v. 19, n. 2, p. 156-170, 2010.
Abstract: This study investigated the relationship between the age of self-reported sexual abuse occurrence and the development of post-traumatic stress disorder and/or depressive symptoms in adulthood. Subjects were evaluated for the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder and/or depressive symptoms as well as for a self-reported history of sexual abuse before the age of 18. Results found that relative risk of having severe post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms was 10 times higher in patients reporting sexual abuse after age 12 than in those reporting sexual abuse before age 12. Relative risk of having severe depressive symptoms was higher for those abused before the age of 12 than for those abused after the age of 12. Findings suggest that the impact of reported sexual abuse at different stages of development may lead to distinct psychiatric symptoms in adulthood.
URI: http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/32129
ISSN: 1053-8712
Other Identifiers: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10538711003615038
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