Spanking Increases Risk of Anxiety Disorders

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Spanking has been outlawed in over 30 different countries around the globe, but is still legal in the United States and in Canada. A new study reveals that adults who were spanked as children have a greater risk of anxiety disorders, depression disorders, drug or alcohol abuse, and/or personality disorders.

Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Mental Disorders – PsychCentral.com

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PsychCentral.comPhysical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Mental DisordersPsychCentral.comPhysical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Mental Disorders Individuals who are physically punished are at greater risk of developing a mental disorder, such as an …

 

Being spanked in childhood linked with adult mental illness, study suggests – Fox News

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PsychCentral.comBeing spanked in childhood linked with adult mental illness, study suggestsFox NewsThe mental issues ranged from anxiety disorders to drug or alcohol abuse, the research showed. The study was published in the journal Pediatrics. Accor …

 

New Study: Spanked Kids = Messed-Up Grownups – Public News Service

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New Study: Spanked Kids = Messed-Up GrownupsPublic News ServiceTo many experts, including Cyndi Scott, executive director of the Coalition Against Child Abuse and Neglect, the findings reinforce what they already know about spanking. “It’s not going …

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