Tag Archives: Pediatrics

Physical Punishment and Mental Disorders


Article from Pediatrics – the official journal of the American Academy of Paediatricians on the link between harsh punishment of children and “mental disorders”. “…harsh physical punishment independent of child maltreatment is related to mental disorders” Adds more to the evidence … Continue reading

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Psychological maltreatment can be as harmful to kids as physical abuse: report


A piece by Sheryl Ubelacker, for The Canadian Press which went in to newspapers across the country over the last 24hrs: The Vancouver Sun to The Montreal Gazette. It’s in the Globe and Mail today [under a different title]. The article … Continue reading

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