Childhood injuries lead to sleep disorders in adulthood – the scientists

Negative experiences in childhood affect the quality of sleep to a more conscious years. Scientists from the University of Toronto, University of Ottawa and Western University conducted an analysis of the health status of 19 thousand adults and correlated the information with episodes of domestic violence in childhood.

Every seventh participant of the study had a variety of sleep disorders. Every second of this group has ever faced domestic violence. The frequency of negative experiences in a group of people without sleep disorders was significantly lower. This writes the Psych Central.

All researchers reviewed 15 factors that can affect the quality of sleep.

Every traumatic event in childhood, according to the results, increases the risk of sleep problems in adulthood by 10%.

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