Murray Straus of the University ofNew Hampshires Family Research Lab presents the results of years of research - obtained from a variety of sources - concerning the effects of corporal punishment on children – Beating the Devil out of Them
The research shows that corporal punishment contributes to a host of serious personal andsocial problems. These include aggression, crime, spousal abuse, and child abuse – Beating the Devil out of Them
About 80% of 21 year olds that wereabused as children met criteria for atleast one psychological disorder. –Childhelp
What happenswhen corporal punishmentescalates into something more?
An estimated 905,000 children were victims of childabuse or neglect in 2006 . While physical injuries mayor may not be immediately visible, abuse and neglectcan have consequences for children, families, andsociety that last lifetimes, if not generations. – U.S.Department of Health and Human Services
Over 1800 Children Die of ChildAbuse or Neglect every year in theUnited States – Childhelp
About 30% of abused and neglectedchildren will later abuse their ownchildren, continuing the horrible cycleof abuse. – Childhelp
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