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Association of Reports of Childhood Abuse and All-Cause Mortality Rates in Women

Association of Reports of Childhood Abuse and All-Cause Mortality Rates in Women Key PointsQuestionWhat is the association of self-reports of childhood abuse with adult all-cause mortality? FindingIn this cohort study, the experience of retrospectively reported severe physical abuse, moderate physical abuse, or emotional abuse in childhood were all associated with a higher risk of all-cause mortality during a 20-year follow-up period in women but not in men. MeaningIn addition to its established psychiatric consequences, reports of childhood abuse may also have long-term ramifications for health and longevity among women. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Psychiatry American Medical Association

Association of Reports of Childhood Abuse and All-Cause Mortality Rates in Women

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-622X
eISSN
2168-6238
DOI
10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.1786
pmid
27540997
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionWhat is the association of self-reports of childhood abuse with adult all-cause mortality? FindingIn this cohort study, the experience of retrospectively reported severe physical abuse, moderate physical abuse, or emotional abuse in childhood were all associated with a higher risk of all-cause mortality during a 20-year follow-up period in women but not in men. MeaningIn addition to its established psychiatric consequences, reports of childhood abuse may also have long-term ramifications for health and longevity among women.

Journal

JAMA PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 17, 2016

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