Aggression in children can be a symptom of many different underlying problems it’s a very polymorphic thing, a commonality for any number of different psychiatric conditions, medical problems, and life circumstances and so at the very essence of treating aggression is first to find out what’s driving it. Scientists report children can inherit a tendency toward anger and aggression through aggressive genes this predisposes a teen to anger, violence, and depression and it is very likely that the child could pass the gene on to his children children are the genetic and environmental products of their parents.
A growing form of aggression that inflicts considerable pain on children and teenagers is cyberbullying some interventions have been successful in reducing bullying in schools and on the internet for punishment to serve as a deterrent to misbehavior or criminal acts it must be both prompt and certain.
The more television violence viewed by a child, the more aggressive the child is (“children” 1) television violence is also a cause of both violent and aggressive behavior in teenage boys according to the evidence in a study done by turner, hesse, and peterson-lewis, it was concluded that watching television violence had a long-term increase in aggression in boys (hough 1.
Exploring the factors causing aggression and violence major causes for having aggressive behavior in all social setting of pakistani culture there 1997 social–cognitive correlates of individual differences in aggression in children and adolescents include normative beliefs (eg, huesmann and guerra, 1997, self-efficacy. What leads children to become aggressive and violent many aggressive children and adolescents have grown up in violent homes and neighborhoods (environmental factors), but some became violent for other reasons, such as the student shootings at columbine high school and other schools studies on the causes of aggression in children and. Media violence also causes aggression in children’s behavior psychology studies have shown how children think “a young child is a human being who, unlike their elders, is still engaged in the fundamental process of developing the major portion of their mental capacity.
Learning to adapt to these changes can create anger and sometimes even aggression in some teenagers understanding the causes of anger and aggression may help parents, teachers and even teens themselves alleviate these symptoms. Psychological causes aggressive behavior is a common symptom of many psychiatric disorders that manifest in children explosive and unruly behavior often accompanies bipolar disorder, adhd, tourette’s syndrome, asperger’s syndrome, autism, oppositional defiant disorder, and depression.
Studies on the causes of aggression in children and adolescents have reported that in general there is no one single cause of aggression when this study was started, the focus in the aggression literature was on the environmental causes/risk factors of aggression, with little emphasis on psychological and personality traits.