Mistreated children more likely to smoke, drink, fightand suffer from depression as adolescents

source : university of north carolina news

CHAPEL HILL – Children who are left home alone, physically neglected, physically assaulted or sexually abused are more likely to smoke cigarettes or marijuana, drink alcohol, abuse inhalants and be depressed or violent when they reach adolescence, according to a study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health. 501 more words