Recent evidence confirm that the past few years of economic recession have impacted on children`s overall health. With less money coming into households, cut backs in the department of education and the escalating troubles of the HSE have meant that children and whole childhoods have been adversely affected in a negative fashion.
Surely children are the ones that will lead our country and even our world into the future and it is their thoughts and feelings for all other mankind that will motivate them into their positive action in the future?
Psychologists believe that unhappiness in children was rife in up to 20,000 children and families that they studied during this research. We all get old and will these 20, 000 or so children have the empathy towards us and the decision makers over the past few years that impacted so harshly on their childhood?
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