Study Finds No Association Between Childhood Adversity and Course of Psychotic Illness

There does not appear to be any significant association between a history of childhood adversity and the course of psychotic illness during the first year after presentation to mental health services, according to a report published online in Schizophrenia Bulletin. However, childhood adversity was associated with several outcomes that the authors of the study suggest could impact service use and social functioning among psychosis patients.