The relationship between traumatic childhood experiences and proclivities towards substance abuse, self-esteem and coping strategies

Toker T., Tiryaki A. , Ozcurumez G., Iskender B.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.22, no.2, pp.83-91, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.83-91


Objective: The aim of this study was to compare people with substance use disorder with healthy controls in terms of childhood abuse, proclivity towards substance abuse, coping skills and self-esteem as well as the correlation between experiences of abuse in childhood and these variables.