Research shows most children decline markedly after parents' incarceration
- January 7, 2015
- Research by Kristin Turney, sociology assistant professor, is featured by The Crime Report Jan. 7, 2015
Kristin Turney, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, reached similar conclusions in a report published this past September. Turney found that children with incarcerated parents were three times more likely to suffer from depression or behavioral problems than the average American child, and twice as likely to suffer from learning disabilities and anxiety.
For the full story, please visit http://www.thecrimereport.org/archive/2015-01-children-left-behind-by-mass-incarceration.
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