Special Issue "Youth Aggression and Violence: Causes and Consequences"
A special issue of Behavioral Sciences (ISSN 2076-328X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2015)
From bullying to street fights to school shootings, youth violence has increasingly become a topic of concern for parents, teachers, policy makers, and researchers alike. This Special Issue investigates the causes and consequences of aggression/violence (broadly defined) in children and/or adolescents. Articles appropriate for this issue include theoretical critiques, literature reviews, and empirical studies. Contributions should focus on one or more of the many causes (e.g., parenting, peers, media, neighborhood environment) and/or consequences (e.g., attitudes, cognitions, behavior, emotions, mental health) of aggression/violence during some period of childhood and adolescence.
Dr. Steven J. Kirsh
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