Child abuse

Severe childhood trauma and emotion recognition in males and females with first-episode psychosis

Authors: Danielle Penney, Marita Pruessner, Ashok K Malla, Ridha Joober, Martin Lepage

Journal: Early Intervention in Psychiatry

Year Published: 2022

Aim: Childhood trauma increases social functioning deficits in first-episode psychosis (FEP) and is negatively associated with higher-order social cognitive processes such as emotion recognition (ER). We investigated the relationship between childhood trauma severity and ER capacity, […]

The impact of a history of child abuse on cognitive performance: a cross-sectional study in older patients with a depressive, anxiety, or somatic symptom disorder

Authors: F M Tjoelker, H W Jeuring, I Aprahamian, P Naarding, R M Marijnissen, G J Hendriks, D Rhebergen, A Lugtenburg, M W Lammers, R H S van den Brink, R C Oude Voshaar

Journal: BMC Geriatrics

Year Published: 2022

Background: Child abuse is a major global burden with an enduring negative impact on mental and physical health. A history of child abuse is consistently associated with worse cognitive performance among adults; data in older age […]

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