Our paper on the development and initial validation of the Attitudes Toward Anger Management Scale was accepted for publication at Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.
Psychologists discover links between angry thoughts and displaced aggression in male gang affiliates
Research conducted among pupils in three London schools has shown that male street gang affiliates who engage in angry rumination (i.e. think continuously about provoking or negative events and situations) have the greatest tendency towards displaced aggression against innocent others.
Psychological and physical abuse is a common facet of dating for America’s adolescents, a new survey reveals.
Researchers who polled more than 1,400 seventh graders found that more than 37 percent of 11- to 14-year olds had been the victim of some form of psychological violence, and almost one in six said they had fallen prey to physical violence while in an ongoing relationship.
A study co-authored by UT Dallas criminologist Dr. J.C. Barnes shows that the risk of problem behavior during childhood — particularly for boys — is greatly increased if children have genetic predispositions for these behaviors and if they are spanked by their parents.