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ERIC Number: EJ506679
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Serum Dopamine Beta Hydroxylase and Maltreatment in Psychiatrically Hospitalized Boys.
Galvin, Matthew; And Others
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v19 n7 p821-32 Jul 1995
Males (ages 7 to 17) in a psychiatric hospital were studied while off psychoactive medication to determine how serum dopamine beta hydroxylase (DBH) activity varies with childhood maltreatment experiences. Lowest DBH levels were found in boys maltreated before 72 months of age or with the principal diagnosis of conduct disorder solitary aggressive type. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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