How Parents' Incarceration Affects Kids' Mental Health


by SavvyRoo on Sep 10, 2014 | Views: 61 | Score: 0
No parental incarcerationParental incarceration
Chronic school absence2.63.96
Depression1.636.2
Developmental delay3.336.35
Anxiety3.016.99
Behavioral or conduct problems2.6210.39
Learning disability7.4115.29
ADD or ADHD7.0918.01
% of children who suffer from...
Sources: motherjones.com
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SavvyRoo
SavvyRoo on Aug 27, 2014 5:00 PM said:

The facts are pretty stark: kids with incarcerated parents are 2-3 times more likely to suffer from various mental illnesses including depression and anxiety, as well as from ADD and other behavioral problems.