From USA Today:
Prison isn't just bad for the emotional and physical health of inmates. It's bad for their children, a University of California, Irvine study says. … "These kids are saddled with disadvantages," said Kristin Turney, the author of the study and an assistant professor of sociology at UC Irvine. "They're not only dealing with parental incarceration, but also mental health issues. It might make finding a job more difficult, or they may be forced to grow up faster than peers."

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