Reactive attachment disorder

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What is reactive attachment disorder?

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is a complex condition that can affect young children. It is characterized by serious problems in emotional attachments to others. Most children with RAD had severe problems or disruptions in their early relationships.

Common symptoms reported by people with reactive attachment disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for reactive attachment disorder

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Compare treatments taken by people with reactive attachment disorder

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Who has reactive attachment disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 7 say reactive attachment disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 11
30s 12
40s 5
50s 3
60s 4
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 15
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 8
Female 29

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from reactive attachment disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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