CRAZY: ‘A study of children held at a United States immigration detention center found that about 1 in 5 of those tested likely had PTSD.’

A crazy story just came across my desk. A fascinating story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user skennedy987 titled A study of children held at a United States immigration detention center found that about 1 in 5 of those tested likely had PTSD. is gaining some traction, having got 689 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by sciencedirect.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-24 02:29:40 and has an ID of cuhv02. Here are some thoughts on this so far:

  • “Gee, it’s great how everyone in this channel who ostensibly believes these children are refugees blames the detention centers for the PTSD a… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user LionHamster at 2019-08-24 15:13:55. We judge this to be a positive comment and one that is subjective.
  • ““Method; We interviewed 425 mothers about their eldest child”

    Here is a big problem with the science behind this there asking the mothers a… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user knightmares- at 2019-08-24 15:12:05. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

  • “I’d host them if I could.“, posted by the user brittjen1988 at 2019-08-24 15:10:14. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “I guess that probably has nothing to do with a dangerous border crossing involving dangerous coyotes(the people you pay to smuggle you acros… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user danielnogo at 2019-08-24 15:09:41. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “20% is all. Man ICE needs to step up its games we should at fifty at least. Can’t they add cockroaches or some light water boarding?“, posted by the user Slibby8803 at 2019-08-24 15:07:21. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Don’t really trust this. People who went to Afghanistan as cooks never fired a shot and were never fired on get diagnosed with PTSD. Half th… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user Yogapantsrule at 2019-08-24 15:06:53. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “They should stop coming illegally, it’s bad for health. Think of the children!“, posted by the user Bishopwallace at 2019-08-24 14:57:34. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “So everything is going according to plan then.“, posted by the user Pattycaaakes at 2019-08-24 14:54:00. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Is it POST traumatic stress disorder if the source of the traumatic stress is ongoing?“, posted by the user BoozeCaboose at 2019-08-24 14:49:50. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Until now. Wait in a few years“, posted by the user clasofideaa at 2019-08-24 14:47:47. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

As this is of great concern to me, we are looking for more facts on this story and will update our readers as soon as we are finished.

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