Corporal punishment also leads to a higher probability of engaging in masochistic sex as an adult. Corporal punishment is a form of discipline that most of Americans engage in everyday. However most people don’t consider what these actions really mean for society as a whole.
Corporal Punishment for Adult Offenders Corporal punishment is best defined as the use of physical pain, injury, discomfort or humiliation to penalise unruly or criminal behaviour. It has been widely applied in the context of criminal justice throughout human history.
Some religious groups use corporal punishment, ranging from spankings (for discipline) to amputations (as punishment). The term ''corporal punishment'' is sometimes confused with ''capital punishment'' (death penalty).