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2014-01-06 23:02:57

Researchers say that people who were spanked as children tend to have a poorer vocabulary than those who weren’t. eReflect discusses the ramifications of the latest Columbia University study. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 A person’s well-being might reflect their childhood, and incidents from early years may have long-term consequences, said an eReflect representative today in their latest publication. Drawing from a recent study by researchers at the Columbia University,...

2013-12-12 11:37:01

'The Primordial Violence' is culmination of 4 decades of research A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, brings together more than four decades of research that makes the definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior. "The Primordial Violence" (Routledge, 2013) shows that the reasons parents hit...

Spanking Your Five Year Old May Result In More Aggressive Behaviors
2013-10-21 12:37:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study conducted at Columbia University in New York finds five-year-old children who have been spanked are more likely to be aggressive and get into even more trouble. This research echoes prior studies which have found spanking to have quite the opposite intended effect on children. Used as a disciplinary tool for many generations, spanking has only recently been questioned as an effective means of punishment. The Columbia...

Arthritis, Obesity Risks Pronounced In People Abused As Children
2013-07-15 15:44:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who experience harsh physical punishment may be put at a higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity later in life, according to a new study. Researchers wrote in the journal Pediatrics that children who were punished physically were 24 percent more likely to be obese and 35 percent more likely to have arthritis as an adult. They also found that children disciplined with physical punishment were...

Physical Punishment Could Lead To Mental Disorders In Some Children
2012-07-02 11:43:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who are spanked, slapped, grabbed and pushed as a means of physical punishment may be at an increased risk for developing emotional problems later in life, according to findings from a new study to be published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Non-abusive physical punishment may be different than physical and sexual abuse or neglect, but researchers say it still has lasting repercussions on child development, which may...

2011-10-31 07:00:00

Michael Pearl, author of the controversial "To Train Up a Child" just released his newest book, "Training Children to Be Strong in Spirit". Nashville Tennessee (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 On CNN, Anderson Cooper interviewed Mike on the CNN series entitled, âœUngodly Disciplineâ. Mike was questioned about the death of children whose parents owned or allegedly owned a copy of "To Train Up a Child". Mike was also interviewed on HLN last week. Mike responded...

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2011-03-14 12:22:58

US researchers said Monday they have found that 40 percent of depressed men said they had spanked their kids in the last month, compared to only 13 percent of men without symptoms of depression, Reuters Health reports. "This finding is particularly concerning given that children were only 1 year of age in our study," Dr. R. Neal Davis, of Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah, and colleagues write in the journal Pediatrics. More than 1,700 new fathers from 20 large cities in the US...

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2010-08-09 10:32:46

Three studies led by UNC researchers find that spanking and other forms of corporal punishment of children are still common in the U.S. and worldwide, despite bans in 24 countries. Spanking has declined in the U.S. since 1975 but nearly 80 percent of preschool children are still disciplined in this fashion. In addition, corporal punishment of children remains common worldwide, despite bans on corporal punishment that have been adopted in 24 countries since 1979. These are some of the more...


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