Aggression in children with behavioural/emotional difficulties: seeing aggression on television and video games

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Mitrofan, O.; Paul, M.; Weich, S.; Spencer, N.;
(2014)

Background: Mental health professionals are often asked to give advice about managing children’s aggression.\ud Good quality evidence on contributory environmental factors such as seeing aggression on television and in video\ud games is relatively lacking, although soci... View more
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