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The structure and content of verbal and physical aggression among Israeli youths.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19771705     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aim of this study is to test an aggression model. Data were obtained from 943 students in the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades of junior high schools in a northern Israeli city and its suburbs. A structural equation model analysis confirmed that there is a significant positive correlation between the constructs of perception (i.e., aggressor and aggression), means (i.e., behavioral and emotional capabilities), and guidelines (i.e., scripts) and that behavioral performance (i.e., aggressive or nonaggressive behavior) is influenced significantly only by guidelines and means. In addition, it was found that boys and younger youths tend to present higher levels of aggressiveness across all constructs as compared to girls and older youths. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
Zeev Winstok
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interpersonal violence     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0886-2605     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interpers Violence     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-23     Completed Date:  2009-10-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700910     Medline TA:  J Interpers Violence     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  975-98     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Adolescent Behavior / psychology*
Age Factors
Aggression / psychology*
Internal-External Control
Interpersonal Relations*
Peer Group
Self Concept*
Sex Factors
Social Perception
Students / psychology*,  statistics & numerical data
Verbal Behavior*

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