Spanking by parents and subsequent antisocial behavior of children.

@article{Straus1997SpankingBP,
  title={Spanking by parents and subsequent antisocial behavior of children.},
  author={Murray Arnold Straus and David B. Sugarman and Jean Giles-Sims},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics \& adolescent medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={151 8},
  pages={
          761-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To deal with the causal relationship between corporal punishment and antisocial behavior (ASB) by considering the level of ASB of the child at the start of the study. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Data from interviews with a national sample of 807 mothers of children aged 6 to 9 years in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth-Child Supplement. Analysis of variance was used to test the hypothesis that when parents use corporal punishment to correct ASB, it increases subsequent ASB.Expand

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