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Spanking Children Make Them More Aggressive

April 13, 2010

Childhood and the deelopment of the personality are of great interest ot psychotherapists. Discipline is a particularly interesting aspect.

“Spare the rod, spoil the child” as the Bible tells us, but does spanking really work as a discipline method? A new study suggests that kids who were spanked were more likely to become aggressive:

The research, involving almost 2,500 moms, accounted for all sort of factors that might affect kids’ behavior, including how aggressive they were to start with.

via Spanking Children Make Them More Aggressive.


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