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Divorces cause children to turn to alcohol

The Telegraph publish findings from a survey which suggests that divorce causes the children caught up in the middle to turn to alcohol:

Couples who use youngsters as “emotional footballs” during custody battles can leave children so traumatised that a third seek solace in drugs or alcohol, according to a poll of 2,000 people.

This seems to fit in with the findings from the American research we covered the other day which looked at high conflict families.


Filed under: alcohol, parents

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