Sibling violence and agonistic interactions experienced by early adolescents

@article{Roscoe2004SiblingVA,
  title={Sibling violence and agonistic interactions experienced by early adolescents},
  author={Bruce Roscoe and Megan P. Goodwin and Donna L. Kennedy},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={121-137}
}
Negative physical and verbal interactions occurring between early adolescents and their closest-spaced sibling were examined. Two hundred forty-four junior high school students provided information concerning their experiences as victims and perpetrators of aggressive and agonistic behaviors. Results confirm earlier studies' findings that siblings engage in numerous hostile interactions and that females and males perform these behaviors to an almost equal extent. Participants' self-reports… CONTINUE READING