Childhood trauma and neuroticism as an adult: possible implication for the development of the common psychiatric disorders and suicidal behaviour

This study aims to examine whether early childhood adversity may be a determinant of neuroticism.Method

ALEC ROY

2002

Scholarcy highlights

  • Neuroticism is an important personality dimension associated with depressive and anxiety disorders. Both genetic and social factors are thought to contribute to neuroticism
  • This study aims to examine whether early childhood adversity may be a determinant of neuroticism
  • There was a significant relationship between total childhood trauma scores on the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire and neuroticism scores on the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire
  • Childhood trauma may be a determinant of neuroticism
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