Glossed lips and glossed over : relational aggression in adolescent girls
MetadataShow full item record
Relational aggression is an indirect type of aggression used to damage relationships with others. Adolescent girls frequently encounter this issue, and the ubiquity of technology has expanded the ways in which girls can attack one another, i.e. cyber-bullying. The causes of relational aggression are unknown and could involve a combination of factors, including victim and/or bully psycho-social adjustment, social expectations, or the implicit structure of female friendships in adolescence. The effects range from social anxiety to impacted school performance to depression and suicidality. Groups of friends act much like a family for adolescents in terms of support and intimacy. Using Murray Bowen’s family systems theory as a template, an intervention is proposed where girls are taught techniques that will strengthen relationships with others and themselves.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Wyckoff, Joy Plumeri (2016-05)Many psychologists have theorized that negative emotions lead to aggression but remain vague on what contexts trigger these emotions and how these emotions predict aggression. According to the recalibrational theory of ...
The Rorschach assessment of aggressive preoccupation and aggressive behavior in psychiatric inpatients with depression and paranoia : a psychoanalytic framework Hitchens, Kristen Noel (2007-08)Inpatient aggression has been increasingly problematic in psychiatric facilities across the United States and around the world. Psychological assessment measures, such as the Rorschach Inkblot Method, are often used in ...
Griesemer, Sarah Ricord (2008-08)Social aggression -- the use of covert forms of aggression such as betrayal, gossip, and rumor-spreading -- has only recently been the focus of research and is not yet well understood. This study hypothesizes that the ...