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What Is Aggressive Behavior in Children?

Learn about aggressive behavior in children from Dr. Kimberly Williams in this Howcast video.


So of course aggressive behaviors in children really is concerning to parents, and teachers, and even peers and siblings. One of the things we have to realize is that if we see aggressive behavior in children we really need to intervene early what causes it many different factors there genetic components, there are parental child relationship components, there is unknown stress in a child's environment and things that are just resolve. Aggressive behavior of course can be verbally aggressive and it can be directed at anyone in the child's life. Aggressive clearly can be physical and that's very dangerous for those in the child's life as well. One of the things that we know is that aggressive behaviors in children have very specific behavioral intervention plans the important thing to remember when you are trying to decrease behavior is to follow the treatment plan to be very consist to praise the child when there behaviors are positive and to not reinforce the aggressive behavior so please if you do see signs of verbal or physical aggression in your child intervene early and seek professional help.

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