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Study Shows Child Abuse Survivors Have Higher Risk for STDs – Professor Widom’s Work Featured in the American Journal of Public Health

The April 2009 supplemental issue of the American Journal of Public Health features a study co-authored by Cathy Spatz Widom, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and Helen W. Wilson, Ph.D., Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

The study, titled “Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Adults Who Had Been Abused and Neglected as Children: A 30-Year Prospective Study” was partly funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. (For more information, click here)