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14 March 2011

Depressed dads spank kids

Just like new moms, new fathers can be depressed, and a study found a surprising number of sad dads spanked their 1-year-olds.

Just like new moms, new fathers can be depressed, and a study found a surprising number of sad dads spanked their one-year-olds.

The researchers said spanking is especially troubling in children who are only one, because they could get injured and they "are unlikely to understand the connection between their behaviour and subsequent punishment."

 
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