To determine the association of family structure and family environment with aggressive behavior of Children (6-8years). Globally children involved in violence usually belong to families having conflicts in various aspects in their lives rooted in family structure and family environment. Aggressive behaviour is defined as sudden, explosive outbursts of anger. Aggressive behaviours have been reported as a clinical problem in approximately 23%-40% of children. There is no single, universally accepted, definition of aggression. Aggression has
a long history and several forms. There is a direct relationship between a childâs behaviour and their family environment. Aggression has affected the behaviour and psychological responses in humans. These psychobiological effects include previous history of physical and
mental trauma. Currently some children have been affected directly by aggression in the world, such as Pakistan. Studies have reported that mostly lives of children have been affected by their aggressive behaviour. Loeber & Hay described aggression as âA category of behaviour that causes or threatens physical harm to othersâ Aggression encompasses a variety of behaviours, including verbal aggression, physical fighting, bullying, rape, robbery and homicide. Aggressive behaviours in half of the preschool children have been maintained
till adolescence. Different forms of aggression are interrelated and clear distinctions are difficult to express. âRelational aggressionâ encompasses manipulation of social relationships indirectly. The relational aggressions intend to harm social relationships and otherâs reputation. Aggressive child behaviour is the inclination to behave in an unfriendly fashion in a society with family members, parents, peers, teachers and relatives. The association of aggressive child behaviour is rooted within the child`s personality or the family environment
however, it is still debated. The children born in an environment with poverty, lack of education, lack of personal and psychological support is in advanced form.
Association of Family Structure and its Environment with Aggressive Behaviour of Children (6-8years) in a Rural Community
Last date updated on June, 2014