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Child violence against parents on rise

Children as young as 11 and as old as 40 are physically, emotionally and mentally abusing their parents, according to a report out today.

Parents are suffering abuse by their children, a new study has found Credit: David Cheskin/PA Wire

The study found many parents failed to seek help because they were ashamed to admit they were suffering at the hands of a son or daughter with an alcohol or drug dependency.