When the children were 5 years old, their parents reported how many times they had spanked
their child in the past week (if any).
A 2014 UNICEF report found that over 80 percent of parents around the world spanked
Yet a recent review of data from 75 studies--a total of 50 years of data from more than 160,000 children shows that being spanked
as a child appears to be linked to a host of long-term behavioral and mental health issues (Gershoff & Grogan-Kaylor, 2016).
The sample was dichotomized into two groups: those who never spanked
or hit with an object, and those who did spank or hit at least sometimes.
The problem isn't that too many kids get spanked
,'' he wrote.
The more children ages 3-6 years are spanked
, the greater their antisocial behavior 2 years later, controlled for baseline behavior.
Prosecutor Gareth Roberts said that he spanked
her four times with the shoe but missed the fifth time.
A FORMER primary school headteacher spanked
his wife with a plimsoll and a spatula to punish her for having an affair.
ISLAMABAD -- Children who are spanked
have lower IQs worldwide, including in the United States, according to new groundbreaking research by University of New Hampshire professor Murray Straus.
Young children who are spanked
by their mothers or fathers show more externalizing behavior and less cognitive capacity several years later, compared with their peers who are not spanked
, according to a report published in Pediatrics.
People who were hit or spanked
as children face higher odds of mental ailments as adults, including mood and anxiety disorders and problems with alcohol and drug abuse, researchers said Monday.
Of course, not all children who are spanked
will experience these problems, but dozens of research studies have shown that spanking makes these problems much more likely.
A recent national survey estimated that ninety-four percent of American parents of four- and five-year-olds spanked
their children at least occasionally.
DON'T worry - you won't have forgotten how to have sex without being spanked
Some people find they need to be spanked
for discipline reasons as well as erotic.