Tuesday, Dec 21 2021

Children who have been abused tend to have lower academic performance

Original posted by Mireia Sanchez

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Scientific Articles

  • Fry, D., Fang, X., Elliott, S., Casey, T., Zheng, X., Li, J., Florian, L., & McCluskey, G. (2018). The relationships between violence in childhood and educational outcomes: A global systematic review and meta-analysis. Child Abuse and Neglect, 75(June 2017), 6–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.06.021
  • Romano, E., Babchishin, L., Marquis, R., & Fréchette, S. (2015). Childhood Maltreatment and Educational Outcomes. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 16(4), 418–437. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838014537908
  • Ryan, J. P., Jacob, B. A., Gross, M., Perron, B. E., Moore, A., & Ferguson, S. (2018). Early Exposure to Child Maltreatment and Academic Outcomes. Child Maltreatment, 23(4), 365–375. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077559518786815

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Children who have been abused tend to have lower academic performance. Based on these articles we can verify my previous statement.

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  2. DePrince, Anne P., Weinzierl, Kristin M., Combs, Melody D. (2009). Executive function performance and trauma exposure in a community sample of children. Child Abuse & Neglect, 33(6), 353-361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2008.08.002 

    The conclusion states: “The current study demonstrated links between EF performance and trauma-exposure status in a community sample of children. Children exposed to familial-trauma performed more poorly than children exposed to non-familial or no traumas.”

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