Parental and early childhood predictors of persistent physical aggression in boys from kindergarten to high school.

  title={Parental and early childhood predictors of persistent physical aggression in boys from kindergarten to high school.},
  author={D. Nagin and R. Tremblay},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={58 4},
  • D. Nagin, R. Tremblay
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of general psychiatry
  • BACKGROUND In a prior study, we identified 4 groups following distinct developmental courses, or trajectories, of physical aggression in 1037 boys from 6 to 15 years of age in a high-risk population sample from Montréal, Québec. Two were trajectories of high aggression, a persistently high group and a high but declining group. The other 2 trajectories were a low group and a moderate declining group. This study identified early predictors of physical aggression trajectories from ages 6 to 15… CONTINUE READING
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