Youngsters who have witnessed domestic abuse between their parents are more likely suffer from an increase in fear throughout into their adult years, a report has found.
Children were also more likely to suffer from inhibition, depression, high levels of aggression and antisocial behaviour which can last throughout their teenage years into adulthood.
The review, conducted by the independent charity the Early Intervention Foundation, recommended all families should have a basic training in how to respond and report domestic abuse.
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