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Childhood sexual abuse and the risk for recurrent major depression in Chinese women.

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BACKGROUND: Studies in Western countries have repeatedly shown that women with a history of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) are at increased risk for developing major depression (MD). Would this relationship be found in China? METHOD: Three levels of CSA (non-genital, genital, and intercourse) were assessed by self-report in two groups of Han Chinese women: 1970 clinically ascertained with recurrent MD and 2597 matched controls. Diagnostic and other risk factor information was assessed at person...

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10.1017/s0033291711001462

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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
409-417
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:57eebd49-1ec6-4203-ba27-5e1bf34721a7
Source identifiers:
314285
Local pid:
pubs:314285

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