Childhood Abuse Associated With Onset Of Psychosis In Women

Sunday, April 5, 2009 - 00:31 in Psychology & Sociology

Researchers have published new research which indicates that women with severe mental illness are more likely to have been abused in childhood that the general population. But the same association has not been found in men. The researchers believe their findings point to differences in the way boys and girls respond to traumatic and upsetting experiences.

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