No evidence for verbal learning impairments in women with a history of childhood abuse

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Abstract

We examined verbal learning in 54 women with a history of childhood abuse and 40 women without trauma history. Although women with a history of abuse reported higher levels of psychological distress than controls, the two groups did not differ in their verbal learning performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-302
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume157
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

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No evidence for verbal learning impairments in women with a history of childhood abuse. / Jelicic, M.; Geraerts, E.G.; Merckelbach, H.L.G.J.

In: Psychiatry Research, Vol. 157, No. 1-3, 01.01.2008, p. 299-302.

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