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Most strikingly, she found that it is a very ineffective way to get children to follow parents‘ wishes. „We found that spanking was associated with unintended detrimental outcomes and was not associated with more immediate or long-term compliance, which are parents‘ intended outcomes when they discipline their children,“ Gershoff said.
On top of this, the traditional line that “it never did me any harm” doesn’t stand up very well. Adults who were spanked as a child were more likely to suffer mental health problems and to behave in anti-social ways.