Study: Yelling At Teens As Harmful As Hitting

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•37 Sep 9, 2013

According to a new study, yelling, swearing, or directing insults at one’s teenage children does not correct their negative behavior and can cause the same psychological problems as hitting them would, including depression and aggression. What do you think?

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