- Released On:November 05, 2018
- Chicago Sun Times
Dr. Marc Atkins, professor of psychiatry and psychology in UIC’s Institute for Juvenile Research, is quoted in a Chicago Sun Times article about new research on a new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics about spanking children. The statement notes that corporal punishment — and verbal abuse — can harm kids. “The distinction between disciplining and then going out and beating somebody up because you don’t like them is not a distinction that is very clear to little kids,” Atkins says.
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