Childhood psychological abuse and neglect to college freshmen' automatic negative thoughts: Mediating roles of social support
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- Childhood psychological abuse and neglect; Automatic negative thoughts; Social support; Cross-sectional survey
Objective : To explore the relationship of college freshmen' automatic negative thoughts, social support, childhood psychological abuse and neglect. Methods: 310freshmen from two colleges of Heilongjiang Province were surveyed with the Child Psychological Abuse and Neglect Scale (CPANS),Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire (ATQ) and Social Support Rating Scale(SSRS).Rating Scale(SSRS).Results: There were significant difference son gender, family and maternal structure educational level with scores of child hood psychological abuse and neglect (P<0.01); The testing of mediating effects showed that childhood psychological abuse and neglect had both direct and indirect effects on automatic negative thoughts, with the direct effect as the main effect. Conclusion: Childhood psychological abuse has direct effects on automatic negative thoughts, but also has indirect impacts through social support. The mediating roles of social support suggest salient leverage points for easing negative cognitive thinking with a certain extent through social support in college freshmen.
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TY - CONF AU - Zengyan Yu AU - Wei Fu PY - 2016/05 DA - 2016/05 TI - Childhood psychological abuse and neglect to college freshmen' automatic negative thoughts: Mediating roles of social support BT - Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Economy, Management and Education Technology PB - Atlantis Press SP - 262 EP - 266 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemet-16.2016.53 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemet-16.2016.53 ID - Yu2016/05 ER -