Report 'Time outs' don't do any harm, parents told

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    Using "time outs" to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests.

    Despite criticism of the "naughty step" strategy, children's anxiety did not increase and neither did their aggressive behaviour, the eight-year study of families found.

    But a UK psychologist said the key was how the technique was used.

    And not all children responded to authoritarian forms of discipline.

    Read more here (BBC)

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