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13 April 2010

Spanking makes kids aggressive

Spanking children when they're three seems to lead to more aggressive behaviour when they're five, even if you take into account the child's initial level of aggression.

Spanking children when they're three years of age seems to lead to more aggressive behaviour when they're aged five, even if you take into account the child's initial level of aggression.

Corporal punishment, of which spanking is a relatively minor form, can have larger implications as well, according to experts.

 
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