Familial, Peer, and Television Influences on Aggressive and Violent Behavior

  • David Pearl
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series


I intend in this presentation to discuss general aspects of the problems of childhood aggression and violence and to consider briefly what research has to tell us about the source and development of the child’s aggressive behavior, violence, and delinquency. I intend also to give an overview of behavioral and social science research on television viewing as it relates to aggressive and violent behavior and attitudes of children and youth.


Aggressive Behavior Antisocial Behavior Violent Behavior Delinquent Behavior Television Viewing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Pearl
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  1. 1.Behavioral Sciences Research BranchAlcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health AdministrationRockvilleUSA

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