Predictors of aggression in hospitalized adolescents.

  title={Predictors of aggression in hospitalized adolescents.},
  author={Hollis Day and Jillian M Franklin and Diane D. Marshall},
  journal={The Journal of psychology},
  volume={132 4},
Client records spanning a 14-month period were examined for an adolescent unit of a large state psychiatric hospital to identify client variables predictive of acts of physical aggression in hospitalized adolescents. Forty-two percent of the 43 girls and 55% of the 57 boys were classified as aggressive because they had committed at least one act of physical aggression during the data collection period. In logistic regression analyses, client characteristics were used to predict aggression… CONTINUE READING

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