Huang S, Trapido E, Fleming L, Arheart K, Crandall L, French M, Malcolm S, Prado G. The long-term effects of childhood maltreatment experiences on subsequent illicit drug use and drug-related problems in young adulthood. Addictive behaviors. 36(36). 95-102. PMID: 20947260 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC2993314 NIHMSID: NIHMS245409.
The objective of this study was to examine the associations between (a) childhood maltreatment (i.e., physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect) and subsequent illicit drug use and (b) childhood maltreatment and drug-related problems in young adulthood.