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Tropical Metabolism Research Institute
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Meeks-Gardner, Julie; Powell, Christine A.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally M.
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Case control study of family and social determinants of aggression in Jamaican children
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Planning Institute of Jamaica
Date of Publication
2001
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58p
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Abstract
Reports on a three-pronged research study conducted in Jamaica. Aims were to provide information on the child, family and school determinants of aggression and prosocial behaviour in school children. In the child research aggressive and non-aggressive boys were studied on self-esteem, social cognitive processes, experience of violence and corporal punishment, verbal ability, health and nutritional status. Research further compares families of aggressive and non-aggressive boys and the urban school environment. Presents the findings and recommendations.....
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