J Psychiatr Res 2021 06 30;138:453-455. Epub 2021 Apr 30.
Department of Psychiatry, Biomedical Research Institute, University Hospital 12 de Octubre (imas12), Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain; CIBERSAM (Biomedical Research Networking Centre in Mental Health), Spain.
JAMA Netw Open 2021 Jun 1;4(6):e2113221. Epub 2021 Jun 1.
Health Economics and Social Policy Group, Australian Centre for Precision Health, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Importance: Child maltreatment is a prominent public health concern affecting 20% to 50% of children worldwide. Consequences for mental and physical health have been reported, but population-level estimates of risk of death during childhood that are adjusted for confounders have not been published to date.Objective: To estimate the association of documented child protection concerns regarding maltreatment with risk of death from infancy to 16 years of age. Read More
Trauma Violence Abuse 2021 Jun 9:15248380211021613. Epub 2021 Jun 9.
School of Criminal Justice, 2514University of Cincinnati, OH, USA.
Childhood maltreatment (CM) and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are two primary forms of interpersonal victimization that have been associated with a host of deleterious health outcomes. Studies over the past decade have begun to use a range of biologically informed methods to better understand the role biology plays in the relationship between CM, ACEs, and later life outcomes. This line of research has shown that both forms of victimization occur at sensitive periods of development, which can increase the likelihood of "getting under the skin" and influence health and behavior across the life course. Read More
Eur J Psychotraumatol 2021 May 27;12(1):1918901. Epub 2021 May 27.
Department of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
: Child maltreatment is embedded in a complex system of familial, societal and cultural influences. However, the microsystemic framework in which child maltreatment occurs has not been sufficiently accounted for in previous measures of trauma history. In order to include this relational context, a novel survey method, the Childhood Attachment and Relational Trauma Screen (CARTS), was developed, focusing specifically on the familial environment and childhood attachment relationships. Read More
Eur J Psychotraumatol 2021 May 28;12(1):1915578. Epub 2021 May 28.
Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, Institute of Psychology, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
: Child maltreatment (CM), particularly in institutional contexts, can affect the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Research suggests that factors during CM (e.g. Read More
Child Maltreat 2021 Jun 8:10775595211022837. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
Mt. Hope Family Center, 6927University of Rochester, NY, USA.
Individuals who experienced child maltreatment are at heightened risk for involvement in conflictual romantic relationships. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of patterns of child maltreatment on the development of maladaptive romantic relationships in emerging adulthood (EA), as well as to determine whether childhood physical aggression and disinhibition mediate this risk. Utilizing a longitudinal sample of emerging adult participants ( = 398 emerging adults; M = 19. Read More