Childhood Emotional Abuse and Maladaptive Coping in Adults Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

Justin R. Watts, Deirdre O'Sullivan, Carlomagno Panlilio, Aubrey D. Daniels

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Abstract

Little is understood about distinct traumatic exposures and their relationship to later coping strategies. Adults receiving treatment for substance use were assessed for experiential avoidance and a range of traumatic exposures. Only childhood emotional abuse significantly predicted experiential avoidance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-34
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Addictions and Offender Counseling
Volume41
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Law

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