Year: 2001 Source: Child Abuse and Neglect, v.25, no.3, (March 2001), p.357-367 SIEC No: 20031353

This study examined differences in rates of trauma-related disorders between patients with histories of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) & those without such histories in a sample of depressed outpatients. Another aim was to determine whether CSA is associated with recent suicidal attempts, affect dysregulation & duration of index depressive epidose, independent posttraumatic stress disorder & borderline personality disorder. CSA was linked to depression, but not independently linked to suicial attempts. (40 refs)