publication . Other literature type . Article . 2010

Psychiatric and somatic health in relation to experience of parental divorce in childhood

Teresia Ängarne-Lindberg; Marie Wadsby;
  • Published: 17 Sep 2010
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: Sweden
Background: The outcome of studies about experience of parental divorce and effects on mental and physical health differs in result possibly caused by the use of different questionnaires and instruments, varying length of time since the divorce and divergent drop-off of participants. Aims: To study the presence of psychiatric records and number of diagnosed somatic and mental health care visits in a group of young adults with childhood experience of parental divorce in comparison to a group without this experience. Methods: The presence of a record at the public psychiatric clinics and ten years of administrative health care data (somatic and mental) was checked...
free text keywords: Somatic health, parental divorce, psychiatric records, Psychiatry, Psykiatri, Psychiatry and Mental health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Somatosensory disorder, medicine.disease, Clinical psychology, Physical health, Medical record, Psychology
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