Cathy Spatz Widom

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Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Long-term effects of child abuse and neglect on alcohol use and excessive drinking in middle adulthood
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:317-26. 2007
  2. doi Childhood victimization and crime victimization
    Jared Kean McIntyre
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:640-63. 2011
  3. doi Do the long-term consequences of neglect differ for children of different races and ethnic backgrounds?
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    John Jay College, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Child Maltreat 18:42-55. 2013
  4. pmc A prospective investigation of physical health outcomes in abused and neglected children: new findings from a 30-year follow-up
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Psychology Department, John Jay College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1135-44. 2012
  5. ncbi An examination of pathways from childhood victimization to violence: the role of early aggression and problematic alcohol use
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Psychology Department, City University of New York, NY 10019, USA
    Violence Vict 21:675-90. 2006
  6. doi A prospective investigation of borderline personality disorder in abused and neglected children followed up into adulthood
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    John Jay College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:433-46. 2009
  7. pmc Childhood victimization and lifetime revictimization
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Psychology Department, John Jay College of Criminal Justice CUNY, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:785-96. 2008
  8. doi A prospective examination of service use by abused and neglected children followed up into adulthood
    Philip T Yanos
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:796-802. 2010
  9. pmc Child abuse and neglect, MAOA, and mental health outcomes: a prospective examination
    Valentina Nikulina
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College, City University of New York, 899 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:350-7. 2012
  10. ncbi A prospective investigation of major depressive disorder and comorbidity in abused and neglected children grown up
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 183 S Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:49-56. 2007

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Publications33

  1. ncbi Long-term effects of child abuse and neglect on alcohol use and excessive drinking in middle adulthood
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:317-26. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term effects of child abuse and neglect on alcohol use in middle adulthood...
  2. doi Childhood victimization and crime victimization
    Jared Kean McIntyre
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:640-63. 2011
    ..In addition, results revealed sex and race/ethnicity differences in patterns of mediation. Implications of these findings for research and practice are discussed...
  3. doi Do the long-term consequences of neglect differ for children of different races and ethnic backgrounds?
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    John Jay College, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Child Maltreat 18:42-55. 2013
    ..Understanding the factors that account for similarities and differences in consequences requires further investigation. Implications for research and policy are discussed...
  4. pmc A prospective investigation of physical health outcomes in abused and neglected children: new findings from a 30-year follow-up
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Psychology Department, John Jay College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1135-44. 2012
    ..We investigated whether abused and neglected children are at risk for negative physical health outcomes in adulthood...
  5. ncbi An examination of pathways from childhood victimization to violence: the role of early aggression and problematic alcohol use
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Psychology Department, City University of New York, NY 10019, USA
    Violence Vict 21:675-90. 2006
    ..Interventions for victims of childhood maltreatment need to recognize the role of early aggressive behavior and alcohol problems as risk factors for subsequent violence...
  6. doi A prospective investigation of borderline personality disorder in abused and neglected children followed up into adulthood
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    John Jay College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:433-46. 2009
    ..These results call attention to a heightened risk of BPD in physically abused and neglected children and the need to consider multiple pathways to BPD...
  7. pmc Childhood victimization and lifetime revictimization
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Psychology Department, John Jay College of Criminal Justice CUNY, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:785-96. 2008
    ....
  8. doi A prospective examination of service use by abused and neglected children followed up into adulthood
    Philip T Yanos
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:796-802. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Child abuse and neglect, MAOA, and mental health outcomes: a prospective examination
    Valentina Nikulina
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College, City University of New York, 899 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:350-7. 2012
    ..Both high- and low-activity allele combinations have been shown to be protective for maltreated children with direction of findings varying by study methodology and participants' sex...
  10. ncbi A prospective investigation of major depressive disorder and comorbidity in abused and neglected children grown up
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 183 S Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:49-56. 2007
    ..Few prospective longitudinal studies have examined the relationship between abuse or neglect in childhood and depression in adulthood...
  11. ncbi Childhood victimization and illicit drug use in middle adulthood
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:394-403. 2006
    ..These new results reinforce the need for targeted interventions with abused and neglected children, adolescents, and adults, and particularly for women...
  12. ncbi MAOA and the "cycle of violence:" childhood abuse and neglect, MAOA genotype, and risk for violent and antisocial behavior
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 07103, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:684-9. 2006
    ....
  13. doi A prospective examination of the path from child abuse and neglect to illicit drug use in middle adulthood: the potential mediating role of four risk factors
    Helen W Wilson
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, New York, NY 11231, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:340-54. 2009
    ..These results suggest that for women, the path from CAN to middle adulthood drug use is part of a general "problem behavior syndrome" evident earlier in life...
  14. pmc Long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect on adult economic well-being
    Janet Currie
    Department of Economics, Columbia University, John Jay College, City University of New York, NY 10027, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:111-20. 2010
    ..Maltreatment appears to affect men and women differently, with larger effects for women than men. These new findings demonstrate that abused and neglected children experience large and enduring economic consequences...
  15. doi An examination of risky sexual behavior and HIV in victims of child abuse and neglect: a 30-year follow-up
    Helen W Wilson
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Health Psychol 27:149-58. 2008
    ..This article examined links between childhood maltreatment and risky sexual behavior (early sexual contact, promiscuity, prostitution) and HIV in adulthood...
  16. pmc Child maltreatment and executive functioning in middle adulthood: a prospective examination
    Valentina Nikulina
    Psychology Department, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY 10019
    Neuropsychology 27:417-27. 2013
    ..This study examined whether childhood abuse and neglect predicts components of executive functioning and nonverbal reasoning ability in middle adulthood and whether PTSD moderates this relationship...
  17. pmc Child abuse and neglect, social support, and psychopathology in adulthood: a prospective investigation
    Debbie M Sperry
    Psychology Department, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, NY, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 37:415-25. 2013
    ....
  18. doi The role of childhood neglect and childhood poverty in predicting mental health, academic achievement and crime in adulthood
    Valentina Nikulina
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 48:309-21. 2011
    ..While interventions should be developed for neglected children to prevent negative outcomes, the current findings suggest that it is also important to consider the ecological context in which these children are growing up...
  19. doi Childhood maltreatment and illicit drug use in middle adulthood: the role of neighborhood characteristics
    Preeti Chauhan
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, 524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:723-38. 2012
    ..Overall, child abuse and neglect places children on a negative trajectory that dynamically influences negative outcomes at multiple levels into middle adulthood...
  20. ncbi Age of onset of child maltreatment predicts long-term mental health outcomes
    Julie B Kaplow
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, NJ, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:176-87. 2007
    ..Implications for the assessment of maltreated children, the prevention of adult psychopathology, and the classification of age of maltreatment onset are discussed...
  21. ncbi Development and validation of a new instrument to assess lifetime trauma and victimization history
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07107, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:519-31. 2005
    ..The LTVH demonstrates good predictive, criterion-related, and convergent validity and a high level of agreement between earlier and current reports of certain types of traumas...
  22. ncbi Reactions to research participation in vulnerable subgroups
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, 183 South Orange Avenue, BHSB F1406, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Account Res 12:115-38. 2005
    ..These results suggest that researchers and institutional review boards should not be deterred from conducting research on sensitive topics with potentially vulnerable populations...
  23. ncbi Child abuse and neglect and intimate partner violence victimization and perpetration: A prospective investigation
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Psychology Department, John Jay College, City University of New York, New York City, NY, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 38:650-63. 2014
    ..This study found that child maltreatment increases risk for the most serious form of IPV involving physical injury. Increased attention should be paid to IPV (victimization and perpetration) in individuals with histories of neglect. ..
  24. ncbi Do race, neglect, and childhood poverty predict physical health in adulthood? A multilevel prospective analysis
    Valentina Nikulina
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Psychology Department, 524 W 59th Street, Suite 10 63 35, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 38:414-24. 2014
    ..The effects of childhood neglect, childhood poverty, and growing up Black in the United States are manifest in physical health outcomes assessed 30 years later. Implications are discussed...
  25. ncbi Does childhood victimization increase the risk of early death? A 25-year prospective study
    Helene Raskin White
    Center for Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:841-53. 2003
    ..Abuse and neglect have been shown to influence the mental and physical health of children; however, few studies have examined whether childhood victimization leads to an increased risk of early death...
  26. ncbi The case for prospective longitudinal studies in child maltreatment research: commentary on Dube, Williamson, Thompson, Felitti, and Anda (2004)
    Cathy Spatz Widom
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, 183 South Orange Avenue, BHSB F1406, Newark, NJ 07107, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:715-22. 2004
  27. ncbi Childhood abuse and neglect and adult intimate relationships: a prospective study
    Rebecca A Colman
    The Research Foundation, The University at Albany, Albany, NY, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:1133-51. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi Predictors of resilience in abused and neglected children grown-up: the role of individual and neighborhood characteristics
    Kimberly A DuMont
    Bureau of Evaluation and Research, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Rensselaer, NY, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:255-74. 2007
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  29. ncbi Childhood victimization and alcohol symptoms in women: an examination of protective factors
    Amie M Schuck
    Department of Criminology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:247-56. 2003
    ..This study examined whether academic and intellectual functioning, high self-efficacy and social support protect women who were abused and neglected in childhood from developing alcohol problems in later life...
  30. ncbi Three potential mediators of the effects of child abuse and neglect on adulthood substance use among women
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:337-47. 2008
    ..This study examined mechanisms that might account for the association between early childhood abuse and neglect, and substance use and related problems in adulthood for women...
  31. ncbi Understanding the role of neighborhood context in the long-term criminal consequences of child maltreatment
    Amie M Schuck
    Department of Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:207-22. 2005
    ..These results suggest that studying the interaction between family functioning and neighborhood conditions provides a more comprehensive understanding of offending than does studying each factor separately...
  32. ncbi Congruence between adolescents' self-reports and their adult retrospective reports regarding parental discipline practices during their adolescence
    Helene Raskin White
    Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8001, USA
    Psychol Rep 101:1079-94. 2007
    ..Research is needed to identify how best to obtain accurate histories of childhood maltreatment...
  33. ncbi Diverse research on alcohol and aggression in humans: in memory of John A. Carpenter
    Peter R Giancola
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0044, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:198-208. 2003
    ..Finally, Kenneth E. Leonard presented data on personal and contextual factors influencing alcohol-related barroom violence...