Joint Effect of Childhood Abuse and Family History of Major Depressive Disorder on Rates of PTSD in People with Personality Disorders

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Flory, Janine D.; Yehuda, Rachel; Passarelli, Vincent; Siever, Larry J.;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Depression Research and Treatment,volume 2,012 (issn: 2090-1321, eissn: 2090-133X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/350461, pmc: PMC3335173
  • Subject: Research Article | Psychology | BF1-990 | Psychiatry | Article Subject | RC435-571
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders

Objective. Childhood maltreatment and familial psychopathology both lead to an increased risk of the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adulthood. While family history of psychopathology has traditionally been viewed as a proxy for genetic predisposi... View more
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