Focal Point: Youth, Young Adults, & Mental Health. Healthy Relationships
Child abuse -- Effect on adult relationships, Child abuse -- Sex differences, Conduct disorders in young adults -- Effect of child abuse on
Two recent studies investigated the associations between experiencing maltreatment in childhood and dating aggression and interpersonal problems in young adult romantic relationships, with a focus on gender differences.
Gowen, L.K., & Kishna, C. (2011). Associations Between Childhood Maltreatment and Young Adult Romantic Relationships: A Focus on Gender Differences. 25 (1). Focal Point: Youth, Young Adults, & Mental Health. Healthy Relationships, Summer 2011, pages 19-20.