Modeling Relationships Between Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse and Problem Drinking in a Non-Clinical Sample

B. Keith Crew, University of Northern Iowa
Gene M. Lutz, University of Northern Iowa
Melvin E. Gonnerman, University of Northern Iowa
William R. Downs, University of Northern Iowa
Augustine Osman, University of Northern Iowa

ABSTRACT
Data from a statewide substance abuse treatment needs survey are used to model the relationships between childhood and adult physical abuse, childhood and adult sexual abuse and adult problem drinking. Multivariate analyses are used to examine whether different models fit the patterns of relationships for men and women.

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