Study of Adolescent Young Carers Aged 15–17 in Six European Countries

Charlotte Goddard
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Young carers are children and young people under the age of 18 who provide care, assistance, or support to a family member, carrying out significant caring tasks and assuming a level of responsibility usually associated with an adult.

Researchers found respondents who experienced problems such as bullying tended to be those with high levels of caring responsibility. Picture: Lightfield Studios/Adobe Stock
Researchers found respondents who experienced problems such as bullying tended to be those with high levels of caring responsibility. Picture: Lightfield Studios/Adobe Stock

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