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Spanking Linked to Mental Illness, Says Study

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Although the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly discourages spanking, at least half of parents admit to physically punishing their children. Some research suggests that as many as 70-90 percent of mothers have resorted to spanking at one time

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Linda H (199)
Monday July 2, 2012, 6:36 pm
Hitting is no excuse! It is all violence even verbal

Isabelle L (1)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 4:14 pm
Do the 70-90% mothers have mental illness, or do children get mental illness from being spanked?
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