publication . Article . 2006

Relations to Overt and Relational Aggression

Eleni Andreou;
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  • Published: 11 Jul 2006 Journal: School Psychology International, volume 27, pages 339-351 (issn: 0143-0343, eissn: 1461-7374, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
Relations among social preference, perceived popularity, social intelligence and two types of aggressive behaviour were studied. Peer-estimation techniques were used to measure all major variables. Altogether, 403 Greek schoolchildren from fourth-through sixth-grade classrooms participated in the study. Both overt and relational aggression were negatively associated with social preference for girls; overt aggression was positively associated with perceived popularity for boys. Relational aggression was positively associated with perceived popularity for both boys and girls, and social information processing only for girls. In addition, as was hypothesized, relat...
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free text keywords: Education, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Cognition, Applied psychology, Aggression, medicine.symptom, medicine, Psychology, Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Social information processing, Popularity, Social preferences, Interpersonal competence, Social skills, Social intelligence
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