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Morning Rounds: New child discipline guidelines

Posted at 10:16 AM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 11:59:15-05

MISSOULA – We answer your medical questions every Wednesday on Montana This Morning during Morning Rounds.

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Dr. Blair Davison with St. Patrick Hospital discusses a new study that looks at how children should be disciplined during the December 26,  2018 edition of Morning Rounds.

The WebMD website offers more information about child discipline including to following:

What Is Discipline?
Discipline is the process of teaching your child what type of behavior is acceptable and what type is not acceptable. In other words, discipline teaches a child to follow rules. Effective discipline uses many different tools, like positive reinforcement, modeling, and a loving and supportive family. Sometimes, punishments are also an effective tool-but that doesn’t mean that good discipline is mostly about punishments. It sounds so straightforward, yet every parent becomes frustrated at one time or another with issues surrounding children and discipline.