An integrated biopsychosocial model of childhood maltreatment and psychosis

Barker, V., Gumley, A. , Schwannauer, M. and Lawrie, S. M. (2015) An integrated biopsychosocial model of childhood maltreatment and psychosis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 206(3), pp. 177-180. (doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.113.143578) (PMID:25733568)

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There is now a well-established link between childhood maltreatment and psychosis. It is, however, unclear what the mechanisms are by which this occurs. Here, we propose a pathway linking the experience of childhood maltreatment with biological changes in the brain and suggest a psychological intervention to ameliorate its effects.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gumley, Professor Andrew
Authors: Barker, V., Gumley, A., Schwannauer, M., and Lawrie, S. M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Mental Health and Wellbeing
Journal Name:British Journal of Psychiatry
Publisher:Royal College of Psychiatrists
ISSN (Online):1472-1465

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