The study, which uses a statistical technique to approximate random assignment, indicated that this increase in behaviour problems cannot be attributed to various characteristics of the child, the parents, or the home environment - rather, it seems to be the specific result of spanking
Results have indicated that caregivers who viewed the Play Nicely program planned to do less spanking
and reported that the program helped them know how to manage early childhood aggression.
Study co-author and University of Michigan professor Andrew Grogan-Kaylor further explained their findings: 'The upshot of the study is that spanking
increases the likelihood of a wide variety of undesired outcomes for children.
It is my understanding that Paula is accusing me of 'excessive spanking
A history of spanking
from parents was associated with adult antisocial behavior, adult mental health problems, and adult support for physical punishment.
argued that spanking
is "common sense'' discipline that helps children grow up to be respectful adults.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents be "assisted in the development of methods other than spanking
for managing undesired behavior" and that means you
Prosecutor Gareth Roberts said that the degradation caused by the spanking
was an aggravating feature.
Only 32 hours beforehand I received a text from her telling me she had been naughty, deserved to be punished and she consented to spanking
as she has done over the years.
remains a common, yet divisive, practice in Canadian households.
It also is time for the United States to begin making the advantages of not spanking
a public health and child welfare focus, and eventually enact federal no-spanking
legislation," he says.
This accessible research report draws on the results of a study of attitudes, behavior, and results related to spanking
in 32 countries.