Contextual Influences of Proactive and Reactive Subtypes of Aggression

  title={Contextual Influences of Proactive and Reactive Subtypes of Aggression},
  author={Paula J Fite and Amber R. Wimsatt and Sara R. Elkins and Stevie N Grassetti},
The contextual factors associated with proactive and reactive subtypes of aggression have not been well-studied. In order to address this omission in the literature, the current study evaluated relations between perceived best friend delinquency, negative life events, and proactive and reactive aggression in a sample of 147 school-age children (Mage=8.22 years; 54.4% male). Multiple regression analyses suggested that negative life events were uniquely associated with reactive aggression and… CONTINUE READING


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