Recent events have brought violence to the fore front of everyone's minds. Some consider it a social epidemic. Lawrence Stone, M.D., Past-President of the AACAP, states "Violence is rooted in the enormous complexities of human development and its prevention or cure will require an understanding of the biological, psychological and social facets of development."
AACAP offers the following information to help us better understand this important topic.
Facts for Families
- Talking To Children About Terrorism And War
- Understanding Violent Behavior In Children and Adolescents
- Children and Grief
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Childrens Threats: When Are They Serious?
- Children And the News
- Children And Movies
- Children And Firearms
- Children Online
- Children and Watching TV
- Children And TV Violence
- Children and Video Games: Playing with Violence
- The Influence Of Music And Music Videos
Children and Guns
School Violence: Assessment, Management, Prevention
School Violence: Assessment, Treatment, Prevention shows us the reality behind the statistics. Its distinguished contributors include leading clinicians, researchers, school counselors, and legal authorities who closely examine every aspect of this complex epidemic, challenging us to solve this multifaceted public health problem and offering concrete recommendations on how to do it.
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