Study links childrens' behaviour problems to witnessing abuse

Children who see domestic abuse are said to be four times more likely to seriously injure someone.

The British children's charity, the NSPCC, has said that there is also twice the chance they will be expelled from school.

The charity said it has found a clear link between witnessing family violence at a young age and serious behavioural problems later on.

Affected youngsters are also five times more likely to run away.


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