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'Children under eighteen are being physically and verbally abusive to their parents'

Well on the Hard Shoulder, we discussed a very difficult topic, and one that some people might no...

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17.03 21 Mar 2019


'Children under eighteen are being physically and verbally abusive to their parents'


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17.03 21 Mar 2019


Well on the Hard Shoulder, we discussed a very difficult topic, and one that some people might not be very comfortable confronting.

The abuse of parents by their children is a frequently-hidden type of family violence but research shows that it’s happening everywhere and in all types of family set ups.

To hear more about it, Ivan was joined by Dr. Declan Coogan, a lecturer in social work at NUI Galway.


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Children Abusing Parents Children Hitting Parents Dr. Declan Coogan Lecturer NUI Galway Physical Abuse Social Work Verbal Abuse Violence Violence Against Parents

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