Faith VanMeter is examining the relationship between experiences of child abuse and symptoms of schizophrenia. The study will provide such a synthesis by providing a critical review of the current research, and computing the average effect size reported in published studies. meta-analysis was conducted. Effect sizes for the association will be recorded, along with sample size, type of abuse (sexual or physical), and symptom type (hallucinations, delusions, or disordered thoughts). Her mentor will be Peggy Keller in the Department of Psychology.