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How children become violent keeping your kids out of gangs, terrorist organizations, and cults by Kathryn Seifert

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Published by Acanthus Pub. in Boston, MA .
Written in English


  • Pediatrics,
  • Violence in children,
  • Child mental health,
  • Attachment disorder in children,
  • Treatment,
  • Children"s Health,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Children and violence,
  • Prevention

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKathryn Seifert
LC ClassificationsRJ506.V56 S456 2007eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27044039M
ISBN 101435631374
ISBN 109781435631373, 9781933631745

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How Children Become Violent - Parent Version on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How Children Become Violent - Parent VersionFormat: Paperback. How Children Become Violent (Professional Version), Youth violence has become a problem that must be solved. This book examines teen aggression from the standpoint of development. How Children Become Violent, by Kathryn Seifert, is a valuable resource for people interested in Abuse and Recovery, and it is available through and Barnes & Noble. Book Description. Violence is an age-old phenomenon. War, genocide, and death are cornerstones that define history. Yet in the 21st century, we are experiencing violence.   My most recent book is How Children Become Violent: Keeping Your Kids Out of Gangs, Terrorist Organizations, and Cults. I have worked with violent youth and adults my entire career. In this book, I have written about how these young people became violent and how to prevent them from continuing or getting to be that way.

  Violence in children includes a range of behaviors, including threats, bullying, harm to animals, aggression toward others, explosive temper tantrums and armed assault. Children who show a pattern of such behavior are often diagnosed with a psychiatric illness known as conduct disorder. If kids are gaining power by being violent, the first thing that you have to do is take away the power by not tolerating the violence. Violence is a seductive shortcut to power. And once it works, it’s hard to get kids to accept more productive ways of gaining influence, such .   Many children and teens are also exposed to violence within their schools and neighborhoods, and even within their own homes. Problems Associated with Exposure to Violent Acts. When children are exposed to a traumatic event, including a violent crime, their response may vary. Some children become fearful.   This research suggests that violent media can cause aggressive behavior in children and that this behavior can be incredibly problematic if violent media includes guns. Indeed, children are.

Exposure to violent media may lead to aggressive behaviors and aggressive thoughts, according to the Bushman and Huesmann study. In one study, children read very violent comic book stories in which a child causes a negative event to happen to another child but the intent of the harmdoer is unclear. Williams () pinpoints why teachers and parents have become so squeamish about violent children’s literature in recent years: “Violent reading and writing brings with it the fear that such violence might erupt beyond the page into the classroom” (p. ). Parents worry about their children being safe in schools and if their children have signs of being dangerous. Learn the signs and what you can do to prevent serious behavior problems with your child. This is the parent version of the book. The technical pages have been removed. Violence . It showed that kids who repeatedly play violent video games learn to think in aggressive ways that can eventually influence their behavior. For the study, researchers tracked more than 3, children in 3rd, 4th, 7th, and 8th grades for 3 years.