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Childhood adversity in an Australian population

Rosenman, Stephen; Rodgers, Bryan


Background. The impact of adversity in childhood is well established in clinical populations, but there is little information about adversity in wider populations. The aim of this paper is to report and to explore the distribution of childhood family adversity in an Australian population. Method. A total of 7485 randomly selected subjects in 20-24, 40-44 and 60-64 year age bands were interviewed at the outset of a longitudinal community study of psychological health in the Canberra region of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-004-0802-0


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