Does war beget child aggression? Military violence, gender, age and aggressive behavior in two Palestinian samples.

  title={Does war beget child aggression? Military violence, gender, age and aggressive behavior in two Palestinian samples.},
  author={Samir R. Qouta and Raija-Leena Punam{\"a}ki and Thomas Miller and Eyad El-Sarraj},
  journal={Aggressive behavior},
  volume={34 3},
We examined, first, the relations between children's exposure to military violence and their aggressive behavior and the role of age and gender in that relation in two Palestinian samples. Second, we tested parenting practices as a moderator of the relation between exposure to military violence and aggressive behavior, and third, whether exposure to military violence of different nature (direct victimization versus witnessing) has specific associations with different forms of aggression… CONTINUE READING

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