Aggression and violence throughout the life span

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Sage Publications, Sep 16, 1992 - Psychology - 346 pages
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This volume provides a unique life span developmental perspective on a major social problem - aggressive and violent behaviour. Among the topics explored are bullying among schoolchildren, helping families change, wife battering, sex offenders and elder abuse.

Integrating empirical research with clinical applications, contributors start by examining issues in the development of aggressive behaviour in young children and its progression in older children and adolescents. An exploration of the cause, effect and treatment of such behaviour in adults follows.

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Contents

Developmental Disparities
31
Developmental Changes in Antisocial Behavior
52
A Social Learning Approach to Intervention
83
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About the author (1992)

Ray DeV. Peters is a professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Queen's University.

Robert J. McMahon is the Mershon Distinguished Professor of History at Ohio State University. He is the author of several books on U.S. foreign relations, including "The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction, The Limits of Empire: The United States and Southeast Asia Since World War II, " and "The Cold War on the Periphery: The United States, India, and Pakistan". He served as the president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations in 2001. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.

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