How parents’ arguments really affect their children

05 Apr 2018

Posted By: SG   |   Source: BBC News   |   URL:


All parents argue at times, but the way those arguments might affect children’s mental health and development, academic success and future relationships will vary enormously. What is important is for parents and carers to do everything within their power to limit the potential harm such arguments might have.

“Infants, children and adolescents can show signs of disrupted early brain development, sleep disturbance, anxiety, depression, conduct disorder and other serious problems as a result of living with severe or chronic inter-parental conflict.”

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Institution: BBC Author: Prof Gordon Harold