ADHD, financial distress, and suicide in adulthood: A population study

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exerts lifelong impairment, including difficulty sustaining employment, poor credit, and suicide risk. To date, however, studies have assessed selected samples, often via self-report. Using mental health data from the entire Swedish population (N = 11.55 million) and a random sample of credit data (N = 189,267), we provide the first study of objective financial […]

Associations of adverse childhood experiences and suicidal behaviors in adulthood in a U.S. nationally representative sample

Background Suicide is a leading cause of death among adolescents and young adults. The current study extends the research linking adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) to suicidal behaviors by testing these associations using a nationally representative sample, assessing for suicide ideation and attempts in adulthood, controlling for established risk factors for suicidality, and measuring a broad […]

Ongoing incestuous abuse during adulthood.

Individual cases of adult incestuous abuse have surfaced repeatedly in the lay and professional literature of the past 1.5 centuries without it occasioning systematic investigation, such as the reporting of a case series of individuals subjected to such extreme abuse. Yet substantial numbers of patients with dissociative identity disorder at the time of presentation report […]

Emotional abuse in childhood is a differential factor for the development of depression in adults.

We evaluate the association between subtypes of early life stress (ELS; sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, physical neglect, and emotional neglect) and psychiatric disorders in adults. The sample was composed of 81 adult psychiatric patients treated at the Day Hospital Unit in Brazil. The patients with a history of emotional abuse had higher severity […]

Longitudinal associations between violence and suicidality from adolescence into adulthood.

The purpose of the current study was to investigate the longitudinal relationship between violence and suicide from adolescence into young adulthood.