Spanking can lead to relationship violence, study says

December 7, 2017

( CNN) Parent who believe in “spare the rod, bungle the child” might be naming their children up to become murderous toward future spouses, according to a study publicized Tuesday in the Journal of Pediatrics. This result, he said, held up even when contributing factors such as gender, senility, parental education, ethnicity and childhood insult were controlled.