Prevalence and correlates of physical and sexual abuse in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.
|Title||Prevalence and correlates of physical and sexual abuse in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Romero, S, Birmaher B, Axelson D, Goldstein T, Goldstein BI, Gill MK, Iosif A-M, Strober MA, Hunt J, Esposito-Smythers C, Ryan ND, Leonard H, Keller M|
|Journal||Journal of affective disorders|
|Date Published||2009 Jan|
|Keywords||Adolescent, Adolescent Psychology, Bipolar disorder, Child, Child Abuse, Sexual, Comorbidity, Family, Female, Humans, Logistic Models, Male, Mental Disorders, mood disorders, Prevalence, Questionnaires, Risk Factors, Sex Offenses, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Violence|
Adult bipolar disorder (BP) has been associated with lifetime history of physical and sexual abuse. However, there are no reports of the prevalence of abuse in BP youth. The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates of physical and/or sexual abuse among youth with BP spectrum disorders.
|Alternate Journal||J Affect Disord|