O’Donnell, J., & Quarshie, M. (2019, January 31). The startling toll on children who witness domestic violence is just now being understood. Retrieved March 13, 2019

Children who witness domestic violence suffer negative physical and mental health effects similar to those who are directly abused themselves, according to several different research projects. Some studies have shown that when infants are exposed to domestic violence, it can change how their brain works and lead to inflammation and depression later in life.

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