... most being then too damaged to ever recover. The outcome is cyclic and generational 'dependency'. The above drives abusive behaviors and absurd street drug laced ruinous lifestyles resulting in lifetime utter dysfunctionality.
The above is why this nation, today, has a 16.7 Trillion dollar National Debt that was near ZERO in 1965. It was not created due to wars and the Regan military buildup (lasted six years and collectively cost 180 Billion dollars