Study: Yelling at your kids as hurtful as hitting

Study: Yelling at your kids as hurtful as hitting

Study: Yelling at your kids as hurtful as hitting

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 5, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Updated Thursday, Sep 5 at 6:59 PM

NORFOLK--A new study shows yelling at adolescents can be damaging and leads to an increased risk of depression and aggressive behavior, as reported in the Wall Street Journal.

Those are some of the same effects as hitting.

The study was done by researchers at the University of Michigan and University of Pittsburgh and published on the journal Child Development’s website.

According to the findings, taking away privileges is more effective and shouting makes problem behavior worse.

Read more here.

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