Spanking Increases a Child’s Risk of Developing an Anxiety Disorder

A new study conducted at the University of Manitoba suggests that children who are spanked have a higher likelihood of developing a range of mental disorders, including anxiety. Unfortunately, spanking is still a widely-used form of discipline despite the fact that the method is opposed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and has been repeatedly proven to do more harm then good.

Study: spanking may lead to depression, anxiety and alcoholism


A new study published by the website Pediatrics shows a link between spanking and the development of several disorders later in life. The study says that being slapped, pushed or hit as a child leads to an increased risk of

U of M study finds link between spanking and mood, anxiety disorders


A University of Manitoba study that looks at the link between spanking and mental disorders finds th… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.