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Volume :36 Issue : 1 2008      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

The Relationship between the Family Violence towards Children and their Aggressive Behavior A Field Study on a Sample of Secondary Stage Students in Riyadh City

Auther : Mohammed Bin-Abdulla AlMotwa

This study aimed at identifying the relationship between family violence towards children and their aggressive behavior in the secondary schools. It also aimed at identifying the relationship between the demographic variables and the family violence. Moreover, it aimed at identifying the statistically significant differences between aggressive and non-aggressive students according to the family violence level. The sample consisted of (320) male Saudi students in secondary school (the three levels: first, second and third) in Riyadh city, (158) of which were classified by the students. advisors and teachers as aggressive students, and the rest (162) were normal students chosen randomly. A questionnaire consisting of three parts was applied. The first part is devoted to the primary data. The second is devoted to family violence consisting of (19) statements. The third part is devoted to the aggressive behavior consisting of (30) statements. All parts were prepared by the current researcher. Afterwards, the data were analyzed. The most obvious results were as follows: First, there was a positive statistically significant relationship between the family violence and the aggressive behavior of students in their schools. Moreover, there were statistically significant differences between the aggressive students and the non-aggressive ones, benefiting the aggressive ones. Furthermore, there was a negative statistically significant relationship between the some of demographic variables, namely fathers education, fathers income, and family violence. However, the study showed that there was no statistically significant relationship between mothers education and income, parents work, and family violence towards children.

Keywords: Violence, Family violence, Aggressive behavior

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