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Childhood Adversity Makes Elderly Vulnerable to Psychiatric Disorders

Objective: To determine whether age moderates the effect of childhood adversity on mental health and to assess the relationship between childhood adversity and psychopathology among older adults. Methods: The investigators used data from Wave 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC) collected between 2004 and 2005 by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. They used Wave 2 because it was the only wave that assessed childhood more...
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