Table of contents for Aggression and violence in adolescence / Robert F. Marcus.

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Acknowledgements...........................................
Introduction..................................................................
Chapter 1. Prevalence of Aggression and Violence in Adolescence...
Definitions of Aggression and Violence.........................
Distinguishing Aggression and Violence
from Other Antisocial Behavior..............................
Reliability and Validity of Surveyed
Aggression and Violence.......................................
Grade Trends in Aggression and
Violent Behavior.................................................
Gender and Race Differences in Surveyed
Aggressive and Violent Behavior..............................
Cross National Comparisons of Surveyed
Aggression and Violence.......................................
Official Crime Statistics............................................
Gender and Race Differences in
Homicide..........................................................
Arrest Data for Violent Crime by
Adolescents........................................................
Summary...............................................................
Chapter 2. Developmental Pathways to Violence.........................
Adolescence as a Period of Transitions............................
Adolescence and Multiple Personality
Transitions.......................................................
Early Development of Violent Behavior...........................
The Centrality of Aggression in the
Development of Violence......................................
Childhood Aggression and a Resulting
Cascade of Effects..............................................
Early vs. Late Onset Violence.......................................
Multiple Developmental Pathways
From Childhood Through Adolescence.....................
Longitudinal Risk Factors for Later Violence
Or Serious Offending............................................
Summary.................................................................
Chapter 3. Personality Risk Factors for Aggression and Violence.......
Motivators, Moderators, and Mediators of
Aggression and Violence.......................................
Personality Motivators and Mediators for Aggression
And Violence: Sensation Seeking..............................
Personality Motivators and Mediators: Negative Affect...........
Personality Motivators and Mediators: Anger.......................
Personality Motivators and Mediators:
Depressed Mood/Clinical Depression..........................
Personality Motivators and Mediators: Empathy...................
Summary..................................................................
Chapter 4. Situational Risk Factors for Aggression and Violence.........
Situational Influences and the
"General Aggression Model"....................................
Provocation................................................................
Frustration..................................................................
Pain and Discomfort......................................................
Alcohol and Drug Use and Abuse.......................................
Incentives...................................................................
Aggressive Cues............................................................
Violent Episodes in Middle and High Schools.........................
Summary.....................................................................
Chapter 5. Aggression and Violence in Romantic Relationships..............
Normative Changes in Adolescent Social Relationships..............
Normative Changes in Adolescent Dating Relationships.............
Prevalence and Forms of Dating Violence in Adolescence...........
Relationship Differences and Individual Differences
In Dating Aggression...............................................
Relationship Differences........................................
Individual Differences..........................................
Summary....................................................................
Chapter 6. Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention of
Aggression and Violence.....................................
Scientific Standards for Prevention Programs..........................
Meta-Analysis of Prevention Programs Targeting
Aggression and Violence..........................................
Primary Prevention Programs.............................................
Tertiary Prevention Programs.............................................
Summary.....................................................................
Chapter 7. Closing Comments.....................................................
Prevention Programs Addressing Key Risk
And Protective Factors..........................................
Risk Factors Not Addressed by Programs.............................
School and Community Adoption of
Prevention Programs............................................
References...........................................................................
Index.................................................................................

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Aggressiveness in adolescence.
Violence in adolescence.
Aggressiveness in adolescence -- Longitudinal studies.
Violence in adolescence -- Longitudinal studies.