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Aggression and violence in adolescence 1 edition

Aggression and violence in adolescence
Robert F. Marcus

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Aggression and violence in adolescence
Robert F. Marcus.

Published 2007 by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Prevalence of aggression and violence in adolescence
Definitions of aggression and violence
Distinguishing aggression and violence from other antisocial behavior
Reliability and validity of surveyed
Aggression and violence
Grade trends in aggression and violent behavior
Gender and race differences in surveyed
Aggressive and violent behavior
Cross national comparisons of surveyed aggression and violence
Official crime statistics
Gender and race differences in homicide
Arrest data for violent crime by adolescents
Developmental pathways to violence
Adolescence as a period of transitions
Adolescence and multiple personality transitions
Early development of violent behavior
The centrality of aggression in the development of violence
Childhood aggression and a resulting cascade of effects
Early vs. late onset violence
Multiple developmental pathways from childhood through adolescence
Longitudinal risk factors for later violence or serious offending
Personality risk factors for aggression and violence
Motivators, moderators, and mediators of aggression and violence
Personality motivators and mediators for aggression and violence : sensation seeking
Personality motivators and mediators : negative affect
Personality motivators and mediators : anger
Personality motivators and mediators : depressed mood/clinical depression
Personality motivators and mediators : empathy
Situational risk factors for aggression and violence
Situational influences and the "general aggression model"
Pain and discomfort
Alcohol and drug use and abuse
Aggressive cues
Violent episodes in middle and high schools
Aggression and violence in romantic relationships
Normative changes in adolescent social relationships
Normative changes in adolescent dating relationships
Prevalence and forms of dating violence in adolescence
Relationship differences and individual differences in dating aggression
Relationship differences
Individual differences
Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of aggression and violence
Scientific standards for prevention programs
Meta-analysis of prevention programs targeting aggression and violence
Primary prevention programs
Tertiary prevention programs
Prevention programs addressing key risk and protective factors
Risk factors not addressed by programs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Longitudinal studies.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BF724.3.A34 M37 2007

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
9780521868815, 9780521688918
LC Control Number

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