"The good news is, fewer parents support the use of spanking
than they did in the past.
After a complaint was filed against him, Gunckel reportedly apologized to the mother who spoke to the sheriff, saying his spanking
was "supposed to hurt so that he [her son] would remember not to do what he was doing anymore." Furthermore, he admitted he had used the same amount of force while punishing them that he used during punishing high school boys, adding that he did not know her son bruises that easily,(https://nypost.com/2018/10/02/principal-accused-of-spanking-students-with-paddle/) New York Post .
Taylor, Ph.D., from Tulane University in New Orleans, and colleagues surveyed 787 pediatricians in the United States about their attitudes, beliefs, and perceived professional norms regarding spanking
The punishment, however, would not end in spanking
alone, Catu said.
Three fourths of adults agree or strongly agree with the statement, "It is sometimes necessary to discipline a child with a good, hard spanking
" (Smith, Hout, Marsden, & Kim, 2015), and behavior surveys estimate that 80% of parents have spanked their child at some point during childrearing (Gershoff, Lansford, Sexton, Davis-Kean, & Sameroff, 2012).
[USA], Nov 17 ( ANI ): Parents, you may want to avoid spanking
your kids, suggests a recent study.
Research has shown that physical punishment (i.e., the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain, but not injury, for the purpose of correction or control of the child's behavior; usually spanking
, slapping, or whupping) is associated with numerous negative social, emotional, learning, and health problems.
The researchers analyzed the relationship between childhood spanking
and 17 outcomes, and found that 13 out of these 17 outcomes were significantly associated with spanking
"You know, I'll tell you, in my house, if my daughter Catherine, the five-year-old, says something she knows to be false, she gets a spanking
," Cruz added.
According to studies, born-again Christians are 15 percent more likely than the rest of the population to agree that spanking
kids is acceptable.
The next fact is that other consequences, notably Time Out, work just as well as spanking
to reduce unwanted behaviors, but without the side effects.
Jones, 44, a former primary school headmaster at Trelogan now employed as an education consultant, admitted spanking
his 48-year-old wife - who is now divorcing him - last April.