High incidence of smacking rates on toddlers in the united states.

@article{VallerJones2012HighIO,
  title={High incidence of smacking rates on toddlers in the united states.},
  author={Tracey Valler-Jones},
  journal={Nursing children and young people},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={10}
}
Background Physical punishment, such as smacking, is uncommon in many European countries, but it appears to be more common in the United States. Recent studies from the US have reported that between 45 and 95 per cent of children were smacked in the previous year. Early smacking has been linked with poor development in early childhood and shown to affect… CONTINUE READING