Friday, March 7, 2014

ADD has been frequently reported in children who were sexually abuse

Child sex abuse may result in problem of Attention Deficit Disorder also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) when such victims grow adults. This shocking result has been published in an online magazine based on of Maltreatment, Aggression, and Trauma. Lead author Seem Fuller-Thomson, Professor and Sandra Rotman Chair at University of Toronto's Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work says "This strong association between abuse and ADD/ADHD was not explained by differences in demographic characteristics or other early adversities experienced by those who had been abused,” "Even after adjusting for different factors, those who reported being physically abused before age 18 had seven times the odds of ADD/ADHD." This research bottom lined the weight of ADD/ADHD to sex victims it has been further examined with a sample of 13,054 aged 18 including 1,020 candidate who reported childhood sexual abuse and 64 candidate who mentioned that they had been diagnose by a health expert with also ADHD or ADD.

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