Childhood adversity, adult stress, and the risk of major depression or generalized anxiety disorder in US soldiers: a test of the stress sensitization hypothesis.
Department of Pediatrics,University of California San Diego,La Jolla, CA,USA.
Department of Psychiatry,University of California San Diego,La Jolla, CA,USA.
Department of Health Care Policy,Harvard Medical School,Boston, MA,USA.
University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research,Ann Arbor, MI,USA.
Department of Psychology,Harvard College,Cambridge, MA,USA.
National Institute of Mental Health,Bethesda, MD,USA.
Department of Psychiatry,Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences,Bethesda, MD,USA.
- Published Article
Cambridge University Press
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 2017
New soldiers are at an increased risk of 30-day MDE or GAD following recent stressful experiences if they were exposed to childhood maltreatment. Particularly in the military with an abundance of unique stressors, attempts to identify this population and improve stress management may be useful in the effort to reduce the risk of mental disorders.
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