Cognitive Study

| Published: September 27, 2020

Aggression: determents, prevention and control of aggression: an analytic perspective

Dr. Anupi Samaiya

Assistant Professor (GF), Department of Education, Dr. Hari Singh Gour Central University, Sagar (M.P.), India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.200/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.200


Aggression refers to behavior that is intended to cause pain or harm, it can take many forms the physical to mental and verbal. Physical aggression is that involves harming others physically-for instance hitting, kicking, stabling, or shooting them, Non-Physical aggression is that does not involve physical harm, includes verbal aggression like yelling, screaming, swearing, and name calling and relational or social aggression. Non-verbal aggression also occurs in the form of sexual, racial, and homophobic jokes and epithets, which are designed to cause harm to individuals. Psychologists have put forward many theories to explain aggression and aggressive behavior. This paper outlines determinates of aggression Social, Environmental, Cultural, Situational and Personal determinates. In Several experiments frustration led to inhibition instead to an increase of aggression. Aggressive behavior can be defined as any behavior intended to hurt another person, and it is associated with many individual and social factors and preventing aggression like setout clear expectation, build rapport and be understanding, show cultural sensitivity, avoid negative talk, don’t assume or make judgement, be encouraging, avoid power struggles, manage problems, become aware of triggers, reduce the effect of eliminate, trigger situations, get young people involved, develop strategies to help young people manage their emotions, use positive reinforcement and be prepared to manage incidents involving aggression and how to control aggression for exp. Walk the talk, do your best to keep your home life calm, supportive, and respectful, training to social skills, empathy, society, culture and aggression, sublimation of aggression, utility of aggressiveness, punishment as a deterrent.

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020