Young people bear mental scars of recession

New analysis of the Growing Up In Ireland study has revealed stark findings about the impact of the recession on young people, reports The research, which collected data from around 20,000 children and families between 2008 and 2011, has found teenagers have been left with long-term scars from the economic downturn. The data, due to be released in full by the ESRI today, stated that the recession "soured relationships between couples as well as creating harsher and less warm parenting".

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