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Aggression and Bullying

ISBN: 978-1-85433-351-3
64 pages
July 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
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This guide provides information about aggression and its development during childhood and adolescence. It introduces bullying as a subset of aggressive behaviour, highlights research on the nature and extent of bullying in schools and outlines some of the characteristics of children involved in bullying. It helpfully suggests common signs of bullying that Parents and practitioners need to be aware of and offers interventions and resources for those dealing with this behaviour.
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Introduction.

Aims.

Objectives.

Part I: Aggression:.

1. What is Aggression?.

2. The Changing Nature of Aggression.

3. Are Boys More Aggressive Than Girls?.

4. When is Aggressive Behaviour a Problem?.

5. Factors Relating to Aggression.

6. Individual Differences in Aggression.

7. Tackling Aggression.

Part II: Bullying:.

8. What is Bullying?.

9. Where Does Bullying Take Place?.

10. Types of Bullying.

11. How Common is Bullying?.

12. Effects of Bullying.

13. Who is Involved in Bullying?.

14. Tackling Bullying.

Conclusion.

References.

Appendices:.

Appendix A: Assessing Aggression.

Appendix B: Bullying Resources.

Hints for Parents.

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Martin Herbert, is Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Royal and Devon Exeter Health Care Trust and Emeritus Professor at the University of Exeter.
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"Some of these [books in the PACTS series 2] are quite outstanding guides for practitioners, full of practical steps to take and worldly wisdom as well as good theretical grounding ... Overall I would recommend that this series is present for anybody working with adolescents, as they provide a very useful guide for trainees to get stuck in with treatment." Stephen Scott, Institute of Psychiatry, London, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Volume 9, No. 2, 2004, pp 92-96 <!--end-->
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