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Psychological Effects Of Child Abuse

Hitting Your Kids Increases Their Risk Of Mental Illness | Time.Com

Children who are pushed, grabbed, shoved, slapped or hit are more likely to be diagnosed with mental illness. Just one more reason to embrace alternative forms of discipline What if we, as a society, could cut down on the incidence of mental illne...

This Is What Happens When You Hit Your Kids

National Football League star Adrian Peterson was indicted recently for child abuse after disciplining his 4-year-old son by hitting him with a switch. The beating was so severe that it left welts on the child's body, including his genitals. Peter...

Effects Of Spanking On Kids' Brains - Cnn.Com

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking." Science tells a differ...

Child Discipline: Physical Punishment Can Leave Psychological Marks

A new study has shown that the adverse effects of physical punishment on children follow them into adulthood If you think shoving, slapping or hitting a child will not leave a lasting psychological mark on him, think again. A study published in th...

The Long-Term Effects Of Spanking

A study reviewed more than two decades of research on the effects of spanking and found nothing positive to report, only that physical punishment leads to depression and anxiety. That the use of physical punishment to discipline kids is a heated t...

The Case Against Spanking

A growing body of research has shown that spanking and other forms of physical discipline can pose serious risks to children, but many parents aren’t hearing the message. “It’s a very controversial area even though the research is extremely tellin...

Raising Children To Resist Violence: What You Can Do

Nearly every day the news reports stories about children committing acts of violence, often against other children. Research has shown that violent or aggressive behavior is often learned early in life. However, parents, family members and others ...

Why Shouldn’T You Spank Your Kids? Here’S 9 Reasons

This guest article from YourTango was written by Kim Olver. A recent study reveals a connection between spanking in childhood and mental health diagnoses later in life. Whether or not you agree with the findings, I’d like to present you with 9 rea...

How Spanking Harms The Brain

This analysis, conducted at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, offers new evidence that corporal punishment causes cognitive impairment and long-term developmental difficulties. Debates around physical punishment typically revol...

Research On Spanking: It’S Bad For All Kids

This guest article from YourTango was written by Kim Olver. A recent study reveals a connection between spanking in childhood and mental health diagnoses later in life. Whether or not you agree with the findings, I’d like to present you with 9 rea...

Unicef Jamaica - Parenting Corner - Disciplining Your Child Without Beating

Many parents think that beating, slapping or hitting is the correct way to prevent undesirable behaviour or to punish unwanted behaviour among children. Hitting a child is NOT an effective method of parenting. Hitting, slapping, beating, "thumping...

Is It Ever Ok To Spank Your Kids?

Last week, on Facebook, a friend of mine linked to a Yahoo blog post whose title caught my eye: “Spanking Linked to Mental Illness, Says Study.” My husband and I have a 14-month-old boy, whom we’ve never planned to spank. Still, we have years of d...

Why You Shouldn't Hit Your Kids.

The typical parent, when whacking a misbehaving child, doesn't pause to wonder: "What does science have to say about the efficacy of corporal punishment?" If they are thinking anything at all, it's: "Here comes justice!" And while the typical pare...

Is Yelling At Kids As Bad As Spanking? - Today's Parent

Research claiming yelling at kids is as harmful as hitting or spanking has many parents worried. Learn about the long-term effects for your family.

Why We Get So Angry At Our Kids And What We Can Do About It.

In our calm moments, if we’re honest, we know that we could handle any parenting moment much better from a state of calm. But in the storm of our anger, we feel righteously entitled to our fury. How can this kid be so irresponsible, inconsiderate,...

Smacking Does Children No Harm If They Feel Loved, Study Claims

Being a strict mother can be good for children as long as the discipline is tempered with a little love and affection, the researchers claim. But parenting groups and charities have reacted angrily to the findings, maintaining that a child can suf...

The Long-Term Effects Of Physical Punishment On A Child | Livestrong.Com

Disciplining a child is a necessary part of parenthood. Although physical, or corporal, punishment is illegal in places such as Sweden, it is commonly practiced in America. A 1999 survey led by Murray A. Straus and Julie H. Stewart, called "Corpo...

The Psychology Of Spanking

The word comes from the root word which means: . However, most parents in America view this to include spanking: Corporal punishment is defined as “ the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain, but not injury...

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