(WXYZ) - Researchers say spanking children could put them at a higher risk of developing mental health problems as adults.
The study was published Monday in the journal "Pediatrics."
Researchers studied survey responses of 35,000 adults.
They found those who said they were spanked "sometimes" or more often were up to 7 percent more likely to experience mental health problems like mood or anxiety disorders or drug and alcohol abuse.
The study did not include people who were sexually or physically abused as children, which was defined as spanking or hitting that left a mark on the body.
Researchers pointed out that the study did not necessarily show that spanking caused mental health problems, but instead, that a link exists between the two.
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