I’m passionate about the web and all the topics I discuss, and love speaking at high quality conferences that have diverse line-ups and provide a safe, professional environment for everyone.If you'd like me to speak at your event, please get in touch.Percent of psychiatric disorders attributed to spanking: These percentages might seem small, but when you consider that 46% of Americans are estimated to suffer from some form of psychiatric disorder over the course of their lives, a large population of sufferers might be prevented by the absence of physical punishment. pollution of 316.1 million, 145,360,000 people suffer from psychiatric disorders.If harsh physical punishment did not occur, the prevalence of psychiatric disorders might be reduced by 2% to 7%. Any where from 2,907,200 to 10,175,200 could be spared by not spanking.Note, however, that these studies focus on regular and/or severe physical punishment in terms of associations with child behavior.Studies dating back to the early 1960s suggest a relationship between corporal punishment and decreased cognitive ability in early childhood.Spanking = spanking with an object, on occasion, for the purpose of disciplining a child, provided it did not extend beyond the buttocks, was not conducted out of anger, and did not result in injury.Gray matter reduction in young adults who were spanked as children: These regions are part of the medial rostral prefrontal cortex which plays a crucial role in social cognition as well as functional organization.
We took a look at the research to find out if it really does hurt you more than it hurts them.Recent research has added support to these findings.A 2009 study examined two cohorts of children within the National Longitudinal Study of Youth (NLSY) and found that, even controlling for other parenting behaviors and demographics, children of mothers who used little or no corporal punishment “gained cognitive ability faster than children who were spanked.” Mac Kenzie et al.Compared to children who are not spanked, children who are spanked are: Studies suggest that spanking communicates to children that “aggression is normative, acceptable, and effective” and leads to greater acceptance of interpersonal violence.Individuals who were physically punished during childhood are 85% of parents express moderate to high levels of anger while spanking their children.
A healthy system of teaching and nurturing prepares children to achieve: So what if my child runs into the street? Actually, the most effective deterrent for children in those kinds of situations is for them to see your fear for them…