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Influence of Negative Childhood Experiences on Psychological Functioning, Social Support and Parenting in Mothers Recovering from Addiction

Harmer, Antoinette; Sanderson, Jennifer; Mertin, Peter


Objective: This study was conducted with mothers recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and had three aims: first, to understand the range of negative childhood events these mothers experienced; second, to understand their current level of distress and their parenting experiences; and third, to examine the relationships between negative childhood events and parenting experiences. Method: Forty-six mothers participated in a cross-sectional exploratory study and completed a range of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Child Abuse and Neglect
DOI: 10.1016/S0145-2134(99)00020-4


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