How can parents torture their children?
David and Louise Turpin stand accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at their California home.
The allegations of torture seem impossible to comprehend next to the family photos circulated in the press that show the smiling group on days out at places like Disneyland.
We asked experts in child abuse, psychiatry and psychology how parents are able to turn on their offspring.
How unusual is it to lock up your own children? The Turpins' case is extraordinary for numerous reasons - particularly as the allegations are against two parents who had multiple children together.
Prof Browne,... read more
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