sexual child abuse

Summary

Summary: Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Poly-victimization: a neglected component in child victimization
    David Finkelhor
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 126 Horton Social Science Center, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:7-26. 2007
  2. ncbi Association between self-reported childhood sexual abuse and adverse psychosocial outcomes: results from a twin study
    Elliot C Nelson
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite 1, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:139-45. 2002
  3. ncbi A meta-analytic examination of assumed properties of child sexual abuse using college samples
    B Rind
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    Psychol Bull 124:22-53. 1998
  4. ncbi Impact of child sexual abuse on mental health: prospective study in males and females
    Josie Spataro
    Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:416-21. 2004
  5. ncbi Features of childhood sexual abuse and the development of psychiatric and substance use disorders
    C M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 179:444-9. 2001
  6. ncbi Does victim age differentiate between perpetrators of sexual child abuse? A study of mental health, psychosocial circumstances, and crimes
    Anita Carlstedt
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Sex Abuse 21:442-54. 2009
  7. ncbi Hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder among adult psychiatric inpatients with a history of child abuse
    J Read
    Psychology Department at The University of Auckland, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    Psychiatr Serv 50:1467-72. 1999
  8. pmc Childhood sexual abuse and sexual risk behavior among men and women attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:720-31. 2006
  9. ncbi Sexual abuse in childhood and youth as psychopathologically relevant life occurrence: cross-sectional survey
    Marius K Nickel
    Department for Psychosomatic Medicine, Inntalklinik, Simbach Inn, Germany
    Croat Med J 45:483-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Self-reports of forgetting and remembering childhood sexual abuse in a nationally representative sample of US women
    Sharon C Wilsnack
    Department of Neuroscience, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks 58202, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:139-47. 2002

Research Grants

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF A SCREENING SCALE FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
    Joel Milner; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Risk for Sexual Abuse: As Study of Adolescent Offenders
    Michael Miner; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. ROOTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE
    Michael Miner; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. DESCRIPTION/PREDICTION OF INTRAFAMILY SEXUAL CHILD ABUSE
    Joel Milner; Fiscal Year: 1992
  5. Cognitive Psychology of Traumatic Memory
    Richard McNally; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Offspring of Maltreated Mothers:Prenatal & Infant Health
    Jennie Noll; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Cortisol Activity and Sexual Abuse
    Jennie Noll; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Social Reactions, PTSD & Drinking in Sex Assault Victims
    SARAH ULLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. Benzodiazepine Receptor in PTSD
    JAMES BREMNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. RCT OF STEPPING STONES BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION FOR HIV
    Rachel Jewkes; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications217 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Poly-victimization: a neglected component in child victimization
    David Finkelhor
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 126 Horton Social Science Center, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:7-26. 2007
    ..To assess the role of multiple victimization, or what is termed in this article "poly-victimization," in explaining trauma symptomatology...
  2. ncbi Association between self-reported childhood sexual abuse and adverse psychosocial outcomes: results from a twin study
    Elliot C Nelson
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite 1, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:139-45. 2002
    ..Increased risk for serious adverse outcomes has been associated with a history of childhood sexual abuse (CSA). Whether these risks are directly attributable to CSA rather than family background remains controversial...
  3. ncbi A meta-analytic examination of assumed properties of child sexual abuse using college samples
    B Rind
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    Psychol Bull 124:22-53. 1998
    ..The college data were completely consistent with data from national samples. Basic beliefs about CSA in the general population were not supported...
  4. ncbi Impact of child sexual abuse on mental health: prospective study in males and females
    Josie Spataro
    Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:416-21. 2004
    ..The lack of prospective studies and data on male victims leaves major questions regarding associations between child sexual abuse and subsequent psychopathology...
  5. ncbi Features of childhood sexual abuse and the development of psychiatric and substance use disorders
    C M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 179:444-9. 2001
    ..Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is associated with an increased risk of subsequent psychiatric disorders...
  6. ncbi Does victim age differentiate between perpetrators of sexual child abuse? A study of mental health, psychosocial circumstances, and crimes
    Anita Carlstedt
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Sex Abuse 21:442-54. 2009
    ..The authors' data did not support previous findings of increasingly severe mental health problems with decreasing victim age...
  7. ncbi Hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder among adult psychiatric inpatients with a history of child abuse
    J Read
    Psychology Department at The University of Auckland, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    Psychiatr Serv 50:1467-72. 1999
    ..The relationship between three positive symptoms of schizophrenia-hallucinations, delusions and thought disorder-and childhood physical and sexual abuse among psychiatric inpatients was investigated...
  8. pmc Childhood sexual abuse and sexual risk behavior among men and women attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, NY 13244 2340, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:720-31. 2006
    ..These results document the prevalence of CSA among patients seeking care for an STD and can be used to tailor sexual risk reduction programs for individuals who were sexually abused...
  9. ncbi Sexual abuse in childhood and youth as psychopathologically relevant life occurrence: cross-sectional survey
    Marius K Nickel
    Department for Psychosomatic Medicine, Inntalklinik, Simbach Inn, Germany
    Croat Med J 45:483-9. 2004
    ..To assess the perpetrators of sexual abuse in childhood, forms of simultaneous abuse, and characteristics of the families of origin, and the possible effects of abuse on health in adult life...
  10. ncbi Self-reports of forgetting and remembering childhood sexual abuse in a nationally representative sample of US women
    Sharon C Wilsnack
    Department of Neuroscience, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks 58202, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:139-47. 2002
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe patterns of forgetting and remembering childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in a nationally representative sample of US adult women...
  11. ncbi Severity of reported childhood sexual abuse and its relationship to severity of borderline psychopathology and psychosocial impairment among borderline inpatients
    Mary C Zanarini
    The Laboratory for the Study for Adult Development, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:381-7. 2002
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  12. ncbi Characteristics of internet child pornography offenders: a comparison with child molesters
    L Webb
    Oxleas NHS Trust, Dartford, Kent, UK
    Sex Abuse 19:449-65. 2007
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  13. ncbi The construction and preliminary validation of the Internet Behaviours and Attitudes Questionnaire (IBAQ)
    Matt D O'Brien
    HM Prison Service, London, UK
    Sex Abuse 19:237-56. 2007
    ..The attitude measure was not influenced by social desirability, and was able to discriminate participants who disclosed the greater number of 'offending behaviours'. These results are discussed in terms of their clinical implications...
  14. ncbi Validity of adult retrospective reports of adverse childhood experiences: review of the evidence
    Jochen Hardt
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, University of Mainz, Germany
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:260-73. 2004
    ..Influential studies have cast doubt on the validity of retrospective reports by adults of their own adverse experiences in childhood. Accordingly, many researchers view retrospective reports with scepticism...
  15. ncbi [Sexual violence and its prevalence among adolescents, Brazil]
    Guilherme Vanoni Polanczyk
    Departamento de Psiquiatria e Medicina Legal, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 37:8-14. 2003
    ..To assess the prevalence o sexual violence among adolescents of public schools...
  16. ncbi Vulnerability and resiliency to suicidal behaviours in young people
    D M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study and Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 33:61-73. 2003
    ..We aimed to examine factors that influence vulnerability/resiliency of depressed young people to suicidal ideation and suicide attempt...
  17. ncbi Child sexual abuse: vicious circles of fate or paths to resilience?
    Paul Bouvier
    Service de santé de la jeunesse, CH 1211 3, Geneve, Switzerland
    Lancet 361:446-7. 2003
  18. ncbi Correlates of adolescent reports of sexual assault: findings from the National Survey of Adolescents
    Rochelle F Hanson
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:261-72. 2003
    ..Separate regression models examining correlates of CSA disclosure yielded differences as a function of gender and race/ethnicity...
  19. ncbi Child sexual abuse
    Charles Felzen Johnson
    Ohio State University College of Medicine, Child Abuse Program at Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Lancet 364:462-70. 2004
    ..Because as many as 96% of children assessed for suspected sexual abuse will have normal genital and anal examinations, a forensic interview by a trained professional must be relied on to document suspicion of abuse...
  20. pmc Characteristics of sexual abuse in childhood and adolescence influence sexual risk behavior in adulthood
    Theresa E Senn
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:637-45. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that more severe sexual abuse is associated with riskier adult sexual behavior...
  21. ncbi The relationship of exposure to childhood sexual abuse to other forms of abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction during childhood
    Maxia Dong
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4170 Buford Highway NE, MS K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:625-39. 2003
    ..This study assesses the relationship of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) to nine other categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), including childhood abuse, neglect, and multiple types of household dysfunction...
  22. ncbi Relational outcomes of childhood sexual trauma in female survivors: a longitudinal study
    Belle Liang
    Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 1981, USA
    J Interpers Violence 21:42-57. 2006
    ..These data can help guide future research on the adult relational outcomes of female CSA survivors, especially among minority populations...
  23. ncbi Psychology. The science of child sexual abuse
    Jennifer J Freyd
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 97403 1227, USA uoregon edu
    Science 308:501. 2005
  24. ncbi Reliability of reports of violent victimization and posttraumatic stress disorder among men and women with serious mental illness
    L A Goodman
    Counseling Psychology Program, School of Education, Boston College, MA 02467, USA
    J Trauma Stress 12:587-99. 1999
    ..The study also demonstrates the importance of using a variety of statistical methods to assess the reliability of self-reports of trauma history...
  25. pmc Child sexual abuse and subsequent psychopathology: results from the National Comorbidity Survey
    B E Molnar
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:753-60. 2001
    ..This study examined the relationship between child sexual abuse (CSA) and subsequent onset of psychiatric disorders, accounting for other childhood adversities, CSA type, and chronicity of the abuse...
  26. ncbi Childhood sexual abuse among Black women and White women from two-parent families
    Maryann Amodeo
    Boston University School of Social Work, USA
    Child Maltreat 11:237-46. 2006
    ..Of interest, differences in family structure remained important even among these two-parent families. Understanding the dynamics of abuse by race and family structure will facilitate the design of more targeted CSA prevention programs...
  27. ncbi Child sexual abuse in Henan province, China: associations with sadness, suicidality, and risk behaviors among adolescent girls
    JingQi Chen
    Institute of Child and Adolescent Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Adolesc Health 38:544-9. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of child sexual abuse (CSA) and possible effects on mental health and risky behavior among female adolescents living in China...
  28. ncbi The criminal histories and later offending of child pornography offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 17:201-10. 2005
    ..Child pornography offenders who had committed a prior or concurrent contact sexual offense were the most likely to offend again, either generally or sexually...
  29. ncbi Reliability of retrospective assessments of childhood experiences in Germany
    Jochen Hardt
    Klinik fuer Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:676-83. 2006
    ..There is some, but little, evidence that sensitive issues such as sexual abuse are more prone to errors in assessment than simple ones...
  30. ncbi The physical, sexual and emotional violence history of middle-aged women: a community-based prevalence study
    D Mazza
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 175:199-201. 2001
    ..Such experiences may have a substantial impact on women's physical and mental wellbeing...
  31. ncbi Why is sexual abuse declining? A survey of state child protection administrators
    L M Jones
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Horton Social Science Center, Durham 03824, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 25:1139-58. 2001
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  32. ncbi The rates of child sexual abuse and its psychological consequences as revealed by a study among Palestinian university students
    M M Haj-Yahi
    The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt Scopus, Israel
    Child Abuse Negl 25:1303-27. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the results highlight the need for further research into different aspects and dimensions of the problem in Arab societies...
  33. ncbi Mental health services and sexual abuse: the need for staff training
    John Read
    University of New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Trauma Dissociation 7:33-50. 2006
    ..The need for staff training is discussed, and an example described...
  34. ncbi Long-term consequences of childhood sexual abuse by gender of victim
    Shanta R Dube
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:430-8. 2005
    ..Thus, a comparison of the long-term effects of CSA by gender of the victim will provide perspective on the need for future research, prevention activities, and treatment of survivors...
  35. ncbi Risk factors and protective factors in relation to subjective health among adult female victims of child sexual abuse
    Eva Jonzon
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Child Abuse Negl 30:127-43. 2006
    ..To investigate the relationships between risk and protective factors and health outcome in a sample of adult females who had been victims of child sexual abuse...
  36. ncbi Child seduction and self-representation on the Internet
    E Quayle
    Department of Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Cyberpsychol Behav 4:597-608. 2001
    ..The Internet is seen to play a unique role in allowing individuals to self-represent aspects that might otherwise remain hidden or dormant...
  37. ncbi Child sexual abuse and number of sexual partners in young women: the role of abuse severity, coping style, and sexual functioning
    Lex L Merrill
    Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:987-96. 2003
    ..As predicted, the effect of CSA on number of sex partners was largely mediated by coping strategies and dysfunctional sexual behavior...
  38. ncbi Child sexual abuse and schizophrenia
    J Read
    Br J Psychiatry 186:76; author reply 76. 2005
  39. ncbi Childhood physical and sexual abuse and lifetime number of suicide attempts: a persistent and theoretically important relationship
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:539-47. 2007
    ..We predict that childhood physical and violent sexual abuse will have a greater effect on suicide attempts than molestation and verbal abuse...
  40. ncbi Psychological assessment of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse within a naturalistic clinical sample
    Kelley L Callahan
    Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530, USA
    J Pers Assess 80:173-84. 2003
    ..Abuse severity was significantly related to increased symptomatology and poorer interpersonal functioning. Findings support and extend existing literature and are especially useful for clinicians working with abuse survivors...
  41. ncbi Childhood sexual abuse and risks for licit and illicit drug-related outcomes: a twin study
    Elliot C Nelson
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1473-83. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationships between self-reported childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and drug-related outcomes in an Australian twin panel...
  42. ncbi Predicting long-term outcomes for women sexually abused in childhood: contribution of abuse severity versus family environment
    Irene R Fassler
    Boston University School of Social Work, 264 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:269-84. 2005
    ..This study compares three factors for predicting adult outcomes: a multidimensional CSA Severity Scale, the presence or absence of CSA, and family environment...
  43. ncbi Autobiographical memory and emotion in a non-clinical sample of women with and without a reported history of childhood sexual abuse
    Dawn Henderson
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 41:129-41. 2002
    ..The main hypothesis was that specificity in autobiographical memory recall would differentiate between women with a reported history of CSA and those without, and that this finding would be independent of current mood...
  44. ncbi Sexual at-risk behaviors of sexually abused adolescent girls
    Caroline Cinq-Mars
    Univeristé de Montréal, Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3J7
    J Child Sex Abus 12:1-18. 2003
    ..Regression analyses clearly showed that the likelihood of engaging in sexual at-risk behaviors increased as a function of the number of severity factors...
  45. ncbi A comparison of objective measures of sexual arousal and interest: visual reaction time and penile plethysmography
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Suite CPP, Box 250861, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 14:207-23. 2002
    ..e., men with female child victims had significantly lower arousal to female child stimuli than did men in other victim choice categories)...
  46. ncbi Use of visual reaction time to assess male adolescents who molest children
    Gene G Abel
    Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, USA
    Sex Abuse 16:255-65. 2004
    ..These results support the AASI as a valid measure of sexual interest in adolescent male child molesters...
  47. ncbi Psychological trauma and psychosis: another reason why people diagnosed schizophrenic must be offered psychological therapies
    John Read
    The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 31:247-68. 2003
    ..It is the same bias that leads some to argue for a reduction in the availability of psychological therapies for such people...
  48. ncbi Relation between childhood sexual and physical abuse and risk of revictimisation in women: a cross-sectional survey
    J Coid
    Forensic Psychiatry Research Unit, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    Lancet 358:450-4. 2001
    ..We aimed to examine the relation between childhood trauma and adult revictimisation, and identify confounding factors...
  49. ncbi Classification models of child molesters utilizing the Abel Assessment for sexual interest
    G G Abel
    Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta, Inc, GA 30309, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 25:703-18. 2001
    ..Results of the equations are reported and suggestions for their use are discussed...
  50. ncbi Characteristics of depressed patients who report childhood sexual abuse
    G Gladstone
    Prince of Wales Hospital and The School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 156:431-7. 1999
    ....
  51. ncbi Prevalence and psychological sequelae of self-reported childhood physical and sexual abuse in a general population sample of men and women
    John Briere
    Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:1205-22. 2003
    ..This study examined the prevalence and psychological sequelae of childhood sexual and physical abuse in adults from the general population...
  52. ncbi Childhood trauma as an etiological factor in the personality disorders
    J Paris
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Pers Disord 11:34-49. 1997
    ..Only a minority of patients with severe personality disorders report severe childhood trauma. The effects of trauma in the personality disorders can be better understood in the context of gene-environment interactions...
  53. ncbi A meta-analysis of the relationship of child sexual abuse to HIV risk behavior among women
    Kimberly R J Arriola
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:725-46. 2005
    ..Four outcome variables were tested: unprotected sex; sex with multiple partners; sex trading; and adult sexual revictimization...
  54. pmc Effects of multiple maltreatment experiences among psychiatrically hospitalized youth
    Paul Boxer
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, 101 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:637-47. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi Trauma resilience among youth in substitute care demonstrating sexual behavior problems
    Scott C Leon
    Loyola University Chicago, Department of Psychology, 6525 N Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:67-81. 2008
    ..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the relationship between several proposed protective factors and trauma symptoms among highly vulnerable youth in the child welfare system...
  56. ncbi Core schemas and suicidality in a chronically traumatized population
    Lissa Dutra
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Victims of Violence Program, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:71-4. 2008
    ..These results offer important implications for the assessment and treatment of high-risk traumatized patients...
  57. ncbi Traumatic experiences and life events in people with intellectual disability
    Almudena Martorell
    Fundación Carmen Pardo Valcarce, Spain
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:445-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to present and critically evaluate recent research on life events and traumatic experiences as predictors of psychopathology in people with intellectual disability...
  58. ncbi Effects of method on participants and disclosure rates in research on sensitive topics
    Madhavi K Reddy
    Northern Illinois University, Department of Psychology, DeKalb 60115, USA
    Violence Vict 21:499-506. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi [Physical and sexual abuse during childhood and revictimization during adulthood in Mexican women]
    Leonor Rivera-Rivera
    Direcci6ó de Salud Reproductiva, Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 48:S268-78. 2006
    ..To quantify the association between physical and sexual abuse during childhood and violence during adulthood in a representative sample of female health care users in Mexico...
  60. ncbi Child sexual abuse, coping responses, self-blame, posttraumatic stress disorder, and adult sexual revictimization
    Henrietta H Filipas
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Interpers Violence 21:652-72. 2006
    ..The only factor that predicted revictimization in this study was the number of maladaptive coping strategies used. Implications of these findings are discussed...
  61. ncbi Commentary on "Seven institutionalized children and their adaptation in late adulthood: the children of Duplessis"
    Frank W Putnam
    Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Psychiatry 69:333-5. 2006
  62. pmc Reduced autobiographical memory specificity predicts depression and posttraumatic stress disorder after recent trauma
    Birgit Kleim
    Department of Psychology, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:231-42. 2008
    ..Mediation analyses suggested that rumination partly mediated and perceived permanent change fully mediated the effects of low memory specificity on posttrauma psychopathology at follow-up...
  63. ncbi The use of symptom severity measured just before termination to predict child treatment dropout
    Gregory S Chasson
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and University of Houston, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:891-904. 2008
    ..The results support the idea that more immediate distress may be related to treatment dropout. Implications for the research and practice of exposure therapy for child trauma are discussed...
  64. pmc Prevalence of childhood sexual abuse and physical trauma in an HIV-positive sample from the deep south
    Kathryn Whetten
    Center for Health Policy, Law, and Management, Department of Public Policy, the Health Inequalities Program, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1028-30. 2006
    ..Abuse is related to increases in high-HIV-risk activities. The findings help explain why people engage in such high-risk activities and can provide guidance in designing improved care and prevention messages...
  65. ncbi Accumulated childhood trauma and symptom complexity
    John Briere
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:223-6. 2008
    ..This effect remained even when controlling for specific traumatic events, suggesting a generalized effect of cumulative trauma...
  66. ncbi Childhood emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, and diagnoses of depressive and anxiety disorders in adult psychiatric outpatients
    Brandon E Gibb
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:256-63. 2007
    ..In addition, patients with major depression reported equivalent levels of childhood emotional abuse as patients with social phobia, but lower levels of emotional abuse than those with posttraumatic stress disorder...
  67. ncbi Les Enfants de Duplessis: perspectives on trauma and resiliency
    Jon A Shaw
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, USA
    Psychiatry 69:328-32. 2006
  68. ncbi Case studies of the orphans of Duplessis: the power of stories
    Stephen J Cozza
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services, Bethesda, Marylnad, USA
    Psychiatry 69:325-7. 2006
  69. ncbi Comentary on "Seven institutionalized children and their adaptation in late adulthood: the children of Duplessis"
    Robert Michels
    Cornell University Medical College, NY 10021, USA
    Psychiatry 69:322-4. 2006
  70. ncbi Commentary on "Seven institutionalized children and their adaptation in late adulthood: the children of Duplessis"
    Julie Y Low
    New York Medical College, Saint Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York City, USA
    Psychiatry 69:314-21. 2006
  71. 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
    ....
  72. ncbi Personality characteristics of adult survivors of childhood trauma
    Brian Allen
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:587-95. 2007
    ..The Type I group was lower than the control group on interpersonal dependency, whereas the Type II group scored higher than the control group on this measure...
  73. ncbi Maltreatment, attachment, and resilience in the orphans of Duplessis
    Helen Stein
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
    Psychiatry 69:306-13. 2006
  74. ncbi Surviving unspeakable trauma: numbing the inner life
    Richard C Fritsch
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Teaching Analyst, USA
    Psychiatry 69:302-5. 2006
  75. ncbi Seven institutionalized children and their adaptation in late adulthood: the children of Duplessis (Les Enfants de Duplessis)
    J Christopher Perry
    Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and with McGill University in Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychiatry 69:283-301. 2006
    ..We hope that by highlighting the potentially adverse effects of institutional rearing on subsequent development into late adulthood, these stories may inform those concerned with the care of orphans...
  76. pmc Psychometric properties of the Early Trauma Inventory-Self Report
    J Douglas Bremner
    Department of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:211-8. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the ETI-SR is a valid measure of early trauma, and suggest future directions for a shortened version of the ETI-SR that could be more easily incorporated into clinical research studies and practice settings...
  77. ncbi Children's experiences of violence: some have much more than others
    John M Leventhal
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208064, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:3-6. 2007
  78. ncbi The association between childhood abuse, PTSD, and the occurrence of adult health problems: moderation via current life stress
    Kiara R Cromer
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:967-71. 2006
    ..Future directions and implications are discussed...
  79. ncbi Family structure variations in patterns and predictors of child victimization
    Heather A Turner
    University of New Hampshire, Crimes against Children Research Center, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:282-95. 2007
    ..Victimization risk in single parent families was more affected by their lower socioeconomic status and residence in more violence neighborhoods and schools...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi Childhood gender atypicality, victimization, and PTSD among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth
    ANTHONY R D'AUGELLI
    Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    J Interpers Violence 21:1462-82. 2006
    ..Youth who were considered gender atypical in childhood reported more victimization and more current mental health symptoms. PTSD was found in 9% of youth and was associated with past physical victimization...
  82. ncbi Trauma and multi-impulsivity in the eating disorders
    Emma Corstorphine
    Eating Disorders Service, South West London and St George s Mental Health NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    Eat Behav 8:23-30. 2007
    ..This study addresses the links between reported childhood trauma and multi-impulsivity in the eating disorders, examining whether specific types of trauma are predictive of specific impulsive behaviours in this population...
  83. ncbi Trauma exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder and problem drinking in sexual assault survivors
    Sarah E Ullman
    Department of Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:610-9. 2005
    ..This study examined how trauma histories, alcohol-related cognitive mediators and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) relate to past-year problem drinking in adult female sexual assault survivors...
  84. pmc Negative and positive childhood experiences across developmental periods in psychiatric patients with different diagnoses - an explorative study
    Evangelia Saleptsi
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Fach D 25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 4:40. 2004
    ..The present survey explores the relationship between psychiatric diagnoses and positive and negative life events during childhood and adulthood in psychiatric samples...
  85. ncbi Child abuse in Chandigarh, India, and its implications
    B R Sharma
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Government Medical College and Hospital, 1156 B, Sector 32 B, Chandigarh 160030, India
    J Clin Forensic Med 11:248-56. 2004
    ..We report a retrospective review of children (age<16 years) referred for medicolegal examination, an autopsy in Chandigarh, India, between 2000 and 2003...
  86. ncbi The clinical significance of change in trauma-related symptoms following a pilot group intervention for coping with HIV-AIDS and childhood sexual trauma
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:277-91. 2004
    ..These preliminary findings support the need for the conduct of research trials to identify mental health and secondary prevention intervention models that can assist those with HIV-AIDS who have experienced childhood sexual abuse...
  87. ncbi [Life events and trauma in chronic negligent mothers]
    Marie Claude Boulet
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Trois Rivieres
    Sante Ment Que 29:221-42. 2004
    ..The analysis of the Adult Attachment Interview according to Main and Goldwyn's system demonstrate that the majority of the chronic maltreating mothers have two times more unresolved traumas...
  88. ncbi Characteristics of child sexual abuse cases referred for psychological services in Hong Kong:a comparison between multiple incident versus single incident cases
    Ellen Yee Man Ma
    Clinical Psychology, 403 416 Hau Wo House, Wo Che Estate, Shatin NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Child Sex Abus 13:21-39. 2004
    ..Over 40% of subjects also reported presence of other persons during abuse. Myths and misconceptions among professionals are highlighted. Implications on future service development and training needs in child protection are discussed...
  89. ncbi Sexual assault in women veterans: an examination of PTSD risk, health care utilization, and cost of care
    Alina Suris
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Research Service, North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:749-56. 2004
    ..It also examines the relationship of military sexual assault (MSA) to service utilization and health care costs among women who access services through Veterans Affairs (VA)...
  90. ncbi Implications of childhood trauma for depressed women: an analysis of pathways from childhood sexual abuse to deliberate self-harm and revictimization
    Gemma L Gladstone
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1417-25. 2004
    ....
  91. ncbi Comparison of scores for abused and nonabused young adults on the Psychological Trauma and Resources Scale
    Sandra R Stader
    Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, William S Hall Psychiatric Institute, 1800 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29202, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:687-93. 2004
    ..Findings underscore the importance of assessing resource variables that may moderate the effects of abuse...
  92. ncbi Aggressive behavior in abused children
    Daniel F Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1008:79-90. 2003
    ..Verbal information processing may be especially vulnerable in abused children and adolescents and enhance vulnerability to aggressive responding...
  93. ncbi Child sexual and physical abuse among college students in Singapore and the United States
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychology, The University of Georgia, Psychology Building, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:1259-75. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore differences in rates and characteristics of child sexual and physical abuse experiences among women in Singapore and the US...
  94. ncbi Psychopathology of sexual abuse in young people with intellectual disability
    H Firth
    Child Adolescent and Autism Service, Northgate and Prudhoe NHS Trust, Prudhoe Hospital, Prudhoe, Northumberland, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:244-52. 2001
    ..It is argued that an elaboration of the Williams & New developmental model of perpetration better fits the data...
  95. ncbi Maltreatment and trauma: tracking the connections in adolescence
    Katreena L Scott
    Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1V6
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:211-30, viii. 2003
    ....
  96. ncbi Relationship of attributional style, depression, and posttrauma distress among children who suffered physical or sexual abuse
    Melissa K Runyon
    Center for Children s Support, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford 08084, USA
    Child Maltreat 7:254-64. 2002
    ..e., physical or sexual). However, the best predictor of PTSD-RI scores was an interaction effect between abuse type and negative attributional style. Clinical implications of these findings for children who suffer abuse are discussed...
  97. ncbi Parental caring as a possible buffer against sexual revictimization in young adult survivors of child sexual abuse
    M Kay Jankowski
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:235-44. 2002
    ..Parental caring was not found to buffer against the revictimization effect...
  98. ncbi The impact of child sexual abuse and stigma on methods of coping with sexual assault among undergraduate women
    L E Gibson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, Burlington 05405, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 25:1343-61. 2001
    ..Furthermore, this association is mediated by feelings of shame or stigma. Directions for further research and clinical implications are discussed...
  99. ncbi Specialized inpatient trauma treatment for adults abused as children: a follow-up study
    Carol A Stalker
    Homewood Health Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 162:552-9. 2005
    ..The authors investigated outcome at discharge and at follow-up assessments for adults abused as children who completed a 6-week inpatient program for traumatic stress recovery...
  100. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder comorbid with major depression: factors mediating the association with suicidal behavior
    Maria Oquendo
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:560-6. 2005
    ....
  101. ncbi Sexual abuse victimization and psychological distress among adolescent offenders
    D L Phan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 10:81-90. 2001
    ..Implications of these findings for research and interventions with adolescent offenders are discussed...

Research Grants31

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF A SCREENING SCALE FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
    Joel Milner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..stage) research on an intrafamilial child sexual abuse screening scale constructed from items in the Sexual Child Abuse Potential (SCAP) Inventory, so that the Inventory can be released for selected types of field use...
  2. Risk for Sexual Abuse: As Study of Adolescent Offenders
    Michael Miner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. ROOTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE
    Michael Miner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. DESCRIPTION/PREDICTION OF INTRAFAMILY SEXUAL CHILD ABUSE
    Joel Milner; Fiscal Year: 1992
    The research is designed to develop and validate a client-administered screening scale for intra-familial sexual child abuse. The scale will be developed from items in a recently constructed Sexual Child Abuse Potential (SCAP) Inventory...
  5. Cognitive Psychology of Traumatic Memory
    Richard McNally; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., fantasy proneness, imagery ability) that predict performance in these memory tasks is proposed. ..
  6. Offspring of Maltreated Mothers:Prenatal & Infant Health
    Jennie Noll; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The training component will involve extensive independent reading, coursework, seminars, conferences, and concentrated time with mentors. ..
  7. Cortisol Activity and Sexual Abuse
    Jennie Noll; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..5) To provide a comprehensive evaluation of the effect of extrahypothalamic CRH regulated behaviors on cortisol concentrations and reactivity. ..
  8. Social Reactions, PTSD & Drinking in Sex Assault Victims
    SARAH ULLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Benzodiazepine Receptor in PTSD
    JAMES BREMNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. RCT OF STEPPING STONES BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION FOR HIV
    Rachel Jewkes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also seek to understand what are the barriers to behavior change and what strategies are used by which people to circumnavigate these. ..
  11. TESTING A MODEL OF RISK REDUCTION FOR HIV POSITIVE WOMEN
    Gail Wyatt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  12. Family Functioning of Adults Maltreated as Children
    David DiLillo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Surveying Men About Abuse, Risk Taking: Phone Assessment
    William Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. ADAPTATION TO SEXUAL ABUSE FROM CHILDHOOD TO ADULTHOOD
    Candice Feiring; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Physical Abuse and Child Aggression:Role of ANS Arousal
    Elana Gordis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The subsequent years will be devoted to conducting the substantive research project. ..
  16. Adolescent Alcohol Abuse, PTSD & Hippocampal Development
    MICHAEL DE BELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition to examining the differences among these groups, the effects of AUD age of onset, AUD severity, as well as alcohol consumption quantity, frequency, and duration, on adolescent hippocampal development will also be examined. ..
  17. Development Epidemiology of PTSD
    Karestan Koenen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This work will help the development of prevention and treatment interventions for traumatized individuals and will contribute to our understanding of the etiology of PTSD. ..
  18. TEEN DRUG USE/ABUSE: PATHWAYS FROM CHILD MALTREATMENT
    Dante Cicchetti; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Psychopathology and problem adolescent behaviors also will be assessed. ..
  19. Effectiveness Trial Project SafeCare for Child Neglect
    Mark Chaffin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Criminal Justice Applications of Genetic Information
    Simon Cole; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Data gathered will be drawn from legal, scientific, medical, and popular literatures. The project will employ the methods of science and technology studies, socio-legal studies, risk studies, history, and sociology. ..
  21. CHILD ABUSE REPORTING EXPERIENCE STUDY (CARES)
    Emalee Flaherty; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide the most thorough description ever of SCAN in primary care, thus providing important data needed for both research and policy in the area of child abuse identification and management. ..
  22. INTERVENTION FOR COPING WITH HIV AND TRAUMA
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  23. Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center-II
    Karen Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Support-in-kind from the host institutions will enable us to leverage the funds provided by the RFA to expand Center activities that would not otherwise be possible. ..
  24. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Condom use attitudes will be measured, including intentions, decisional balance, peer and family norms, and self-efficacy. These variables will be examined at pretest, at posttest, and at three-and six-month follow-up. ..
  25. Heritability of Transitions in Women's Alcohol Use/Dependence
    Carolyn Sartor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Treating Depressed Women with Sexual Abuse Histories
    Nancy Talbot; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. ADOLESCENT DATING VIOLENCE: DEVELOPMENT OF A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    DONNA MARTSOLF; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The university / community collaborative research team, with the assistance of a consultant who is a world renowned expert on interpersonal violence, will determine the implications of the theory for prevention efforts. ..