Woman whose father was sent to prison talks to the BBC
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'Struggle' for prisoners' children

Children with a parent in prison are more likely to develop mental health problems and are three times more likely to display anti-social or delinquent behaviour, research suggests.

The University of Huddersfield study looked at the impact on the roughly 200,000 children whose mother or father was in prison at some point during 2009.

Jenny Hill reports.

  • 10 Oct 2013
  • From the section UK