Argument 3: Since parents often refrain from hitting until the anger or frustration reaches a certain point, the child learns that anger and frustration justify the use of physical force. In a review of corporal punishment in the United States, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toledo Michelle Knox noted a striking irony in the American attitude toward corporal punishment. Ignore and Block offenders. Hitting children teaches them that might makes right. Subscribe Issue Archive. What about the mouth Submitted by Annaj on February 4, - pm. It will be rough because living always ends up costing you far more than you would expect, but then you would be truly independent.
Why parents spank children
When It Comes to Spanking, I (Mostly) Agree with the Pope
Subscribe Issue Archive. The child who is often spanked learns that physical force is an acceptable method of problem solving. So from experience, I can only deduce that this article is based on your own feelings about the issue, which in turn drives the science to reach the same conclusion. Physical punishment increases the chances of antisocial behavior and aggression, depression, anxiety, drug abuse and psychological problems later in life. The use of the term 'violence' in the spanking debate only serves to deepen the confusion.
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A study found that youngsters smacked up to the age of six did better at school and were more optimistic about their lives than those never hit by their parents. I am sorry to hear of the abuse you suffered as a child, and the continued suffering you now endure as an adult. It is illegal to hit children in over thirty countries worldwide, but entirely legal in the U. The researchers also found "significant correlations" between the amount of gray matter in these brain regions and the children's performance on an IQ test. Smacked children more successful later in life, study finds Children who are smacked by their parents may grow up to be happier and more successful than those spared physical discipline, research suggests. As adults, we frequently come home frustrated, tired, and angry. Hitting your child to improve its behavior actually has adverse effect; worsening the child's behavior further.
The results clearly showed that, "Researchers found children who were regularly spanked had less gray matter in certain areas of the prefrontal cortex that have been linked to depression, addiction and other mental health disorders See especially my reply to the son of a Lutheran minister who believes he would have turned out badly if his father hadn't used physical violence to control him. It was bare bottom in private. My esteem is so very low The only way to fix it is a return to God and Godly principles.
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