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The third study involved naturalistic observation of the peer-directed aggressive behaviors of boys in a controlled setting. It Youth Aggression and Violence will make a significant contribution to the study of violence, aggression, and psychopathology, and will provide insight that will aid in the development of more effective intervention and prevention programs to address this serious social problem. Aggression is one of the most important and most controversial kinds of motivation. Psychological Processes in Hyperaggressive Youths. Self-esteem and social problem-solving ability were measured at the same time, whereas aggression was measured six to seven weeks later.

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Thomas G. Moeller, Youth Aggression and Violence: A Psychological Approach

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The author has done a commendable job of assembling the most influential studies on the topic and illustrating them with real-life examples…It Youth Aggression and Violence will make a significant contribution to the study of violence, aggression, and psychopathology, and will provide insight that will aid in the development of more effective intervention and prevention programs to address this serious social problem. It is an excellent text for a graduate or advanced undergraduate course in juvenile delinquency or human aggression, or as a supplement for a course in juvenile justice. Angry, aggressive, or violent youth threaten the well-being of themselves, other children, and caregivers in any setting. The original variables were selected on the basis of their relevance to Hull—Spence theory, and the data were collected in conformity with the positivistic criteria that theory dictated. A traditional view holds that low self-esteem causes ag- gression, but recent work has not confirmed this.

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Although aggressive people typically have high self-esteem, there are also many nonaggressive people with high self-esteem, and so newer constructs such as narcissism and unstable self- esteem are most effective at predicting aggression. It features a comprehensive, well-written review of theories and research in psychology, sociology, criminology, and history on the topic of youthful aggression. An asymptotic effect was detected for the overall results and across exposure and outcome measures. The second study assessed the role of selective attention to and recall of hostile social cues in the formation of a biased attribution. Biased attributions were implicated as a direct precedent to aggressive responses. Also, specific deficits in recall by aggressive boys were identified. It was found that the biased attributions of aggressive boys may have some basis in their experience, in that they were frequently the targets of peers' aggressive behavior.

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Youth Aggression and Violence : Thomas G. Moeller : 9780805837131

youth aggression and violence moeller thomas g

The author has done a commendable job of assembling the most influential studies on the topic and illustrating them with real-life examples. The view of low self-esteem that has emerged from many research studies does not, however, seem easily reconciled with the theory that low self-esteem causes aggres- sion. The rash of school shootings in the late 1990s has generated a tremendous amount of public concern about youth aggression and violence. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. The Child's Contribution: Genetic, Biological, and Temperamental Factors. This monograph presents papers and dialogue group highlights from a symposium on the growing challenge of school aggression and violence, strategies to combat this aggression and violence, and ways to make schools safe again.

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Thomas G. Moeller, Youth Aggression and Violence: A Psychological Approach

youth aggression and violence moeller thomas g

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report. This critical volume assesses the current situation and examines recent prevention and treatment innovations for violent youths. In causal tests, the higher the level of induced self-efficacy, the higher the performance accomplishments and the lower the emotional arousal. Presenting an assessment of effects of exposure to violence and the continuity of aggression from early childhood to adulthood, it outlines an integration strategy for public policy towards prevention and treatment. Low self-esteem was found to be related to anger and hostility, and several specific problem-solving dimensions were found to be related to anger, hostility, and physical aggression. The research is up-to-date, and the author is comprehensive in his coverage of theoretical views.

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Aristotle, Seneca, Darwin, and Ekman, a modern emotion theorist, have considered anger as one of the basic human emotions. The chart shows which skills work best with specific types of behaviours. The author has done a commendable job of assembling the most influential studies on the topic and illustrating them with real-life examples. Also offered are sample treatment plans to address both proactive and reactive aggression in youth and guidelines on how to promote a safe environment for the children in your care. The study is a partial follow-up to previous research examining the impact of violence, warlike conditions, and extreme social change on the mental health adjustment of adolescents of this region. Abnormal Manifestations of Youthful Aggression.

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Youth Aggression and Violence: A Psychological Approach

youth aggression and violence moeller thomas g

It is an excellent text for a graduate or advanced undergraduate course in juvenile delinquency or human aggression, or as a supplement for a course in juvenile justice…. Youth Aggression and Violence has filled the void. Contrary to a hypothesis, aggressive boys did not display any failure to integrate intent cues into their behavioral reactions to the negative consequences, nor were there any significant main or interaction effects for age of subject. An engaging read, the book concisely synthesizes the large body of scientific research on youth aggression as well as research on prevention and treatment, leaving readers with an excellent organizational schema with which to understand the causes of youth violence. Youth from maritally violent homes were more likely to be depressed as adolescents.

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Only suggestive evidence was obtained concerning moderators of the effect: Marginally stronger relations were obtained in those studies using a cross-section of the normal population of children vs. Summary The rash of school shootings in the late 1990s has generated a tremendous amount of public concern about youth aggression and violence. An engaging read, the book concisely synthesizes the large body of scientific research on youth aggression as well as research on prevention and treatment, leaving readers with an excellent organizational schema with which to understand the causes of youth violence. Using basic learning theory, a sample of correlational studies, and a meta-analytic strategy, this article posits and tests for an asymptotic effect of televised aggression on viewer aggression. The E-mail message field is required.

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Clear, well written, and well organized, this book should serve as an excellent library resource as well as a primary text for an upper-division undergraduate course on youth violence. The research is up-to-date, and the author is comprehensive in his coverage of theoretical views. Empathy was measured by an interview assessing emotions and cognitions in response to videotaped vignettes of persons in affective events and by empathy self-report questionnaires. Theoretical and applied policy implications of the results are discussed. This article describes theoretical developments that have guided the interpretation of findings in a large-scale longitudinal study of the development of aggression over 22 years. The rash of school shootings in the late 1990s has generated a tremendous amount of public concern about youth aggression and violence. Aggression may be defined as: the act of initiating hostilities or invasion; the practice or habit of launching attacks; or the practice or habit of launching attacks.

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