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Most people are spanked in the USA, and parents tend to parent the way they were parented (Graziano & Namaste, 1990).
When the children were 5 years old, their parents reported how many times they had spanked their child in the past week (if any).
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).
Each item was rated on a 5-point Likert scale ranging from "all the time" to "never." 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.
And the perception that black parents use corporal punishment more than nonblack parents is bolstered by research at the University of Texas, which found that 89 percent of black parents in a study had spanked their children, compared with 79 percent of white parents, 80 percent of Hispanic parents, and 73 percent of Asian parents.
Being harnessed, spanked and walked like a dog by Britney Spears was the best moment of Nicole Richie's life.
It may be hard to believe, but 25% of infants 1-6 months and 50% of infants 6-12 months are spanked for discipline.
AFORMER primary school headteacher spanked his wife to punish her for having an affair.
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.