MSNBC reports that fathers suffering from depression tend to spank their kids more. Some people would immediately think this is a no-brainer.
Dr. R. Neal Davis and company wrote about their findings – which were particularly disturbing since the kids in the study were one year old. ONE. As in, twelve months, not counting time in the Hotel Uterus.
What is interesting is that fathers deemed “depressed” by the World Health Organization Composite International Diagnostic Interview Short Form (codename: WHOCIDISF), were actually likely to have also talked to the child’s doctor within the last year.