Journal article

Longitudinal changes in within-salience network functional connectivity mediate the relationship between childhood abuse and neglect, and mental health during adolescence.

Divyangana Rakesh, Nicholas B Allen, Sarah Whittle

Psychol Med | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Understanding the neurobiological underpinnings of childhood maltreatment is vital given consistent links with poor mental health. Dimensional models of adversity purport that different types of adversity likely have distinct neurobiological consequences. Adolescence is a key developmental period, during which deviations from normative neurodevelopment may have particular relevance for mental health. However, longitudinal work examining links between different forms of maltreatment, neurodevelopment, and mental health is limited. METHODS: In the present study, we explored associations between abuse, neglect, and longitudinal development of within-network functional connectivity o..

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