Title of Presentation Proposal

Does physical abuse or mental abuse during childhood yield larger symptoms of ​ antisocial personality disorder later in life?

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Abstract

The present study examined whether abuse type (psychological vs. physical) and abuse source (mother vs. father) differentially predict risk for Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD). Results suggest that psychological rather than psychological abuse, particularly from mothers, is associated with elevated APD traits in adulthood. Clinical implications are discussed.

Start Date

4-13-2018 5:00 PM

End Date

4-13-2018 5:50 PM

Location

2nd Floor

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Does physical abuse or mental abuse during childhood yield larger symptoms of ​ antisocial personality disorder later in life?

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The present study examined whether abuse type (psychological vs. physical) and abuse source (mother vs. father) differentially predict risk for Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD). Results suggest that psychological rather than psychological abuse, particularly from mothers, is associated with elevated APD traits in adulthood. Clinical implications are discussed.