ERIC Number: EJ592510
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Why Are Girls Less Physically Aggressive Than Boys? Personality and Parenting Mediators of Physical Aggression.
Carlo, Gustavo; Raffaelli, Marcela; Laible, Deborah J.; Meyer, Kathryn A.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v40 n9-10 p711-29 May 1999
Studied the relationship between gender differences in physical aggression and selected personality and social contextual factors through self-report measures completed by 89 adolescents. Findings suggest the strength and importance of sympathy as a mitigator of physically aggressive behaviors. Contains 58 references. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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