Physical Punishment

What Physical Punishment as a Kid Did to Your Personality?

One of the common disciplinary strategies of parents is physical punishment. Physical punishment is associated with the use of force to inflict pain towards children (but not to injure them) which involves spanking, pinching, squeezing, paddling, smacking to correct children’s unacceptable behavior or shortcoming (American Psychoanalytic Association). The nature of physical punishment has sparked multilayered questions and reactions concerning to…

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