Development of juvenile aggression and violence. Some common misconceptions and controversies.

@article{Loeber1998DevelopmentOJ,
  title={Development of juvenile aggression and violence. Some common misconceptions and controversies.},
  author={Rolf Loeber and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={1998},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={242-59}
}
This article addresses 5 misconceptions and controversies concerning the development of aggression and violence: (a) the misconception that high stability coefficients of aggression over time imply that discontinuity of aggression from childhood to early adulthood is negligible; (b) the misconception that all serious forms of violence have an origin in aggression during early childhood; (c) the controversy about whether a single pathway or multiple pathways best represent individuals… CONTINUE READING

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