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The authors also approach the psychological aspect of the bullies and the victim.
Kelly, S. (2010). The psychological consequences to adolescents of exposure to gang violence in the community. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6171.2010.00225.x
This article will allow me to elaborate in more detail the psychological effect the violent environment has on adolescents. This article provides evidence of how the violent environment of gangs, affects the behavior of adolescents.
This article will assist me understand the impacts of violence on children especially at home. Osofsky tries to discuss the different types of impact that can be felt if he or she is a victim of gang violence. This does not only have physical but also psychological implication. The article also shows the signs and symptoms that can be ignored but are very serious.
Gang violence has various effects on children, including adults and according to Forber (2013), the kind of bullying and social behaviors being a witness in school is due to gang violence. This idea is also supported by Kelly (2010) who says that gang violence is escalating and most of the people involved are the youth. The objective of this paper is therefore to analyze the psychological effect of gang violence on middle school children and explore available solutions to this problem.
Children face many challanges in life, for example, peer pressure and identity crisis. Therefore, as they grow up they may find themselves joining different gangs. Parents therefore should always provide guidance and counselling for their children (Osofsky, 2009).
According to a survey, which was carried out in high and middle schools by Trauman in the year 2011, 38.9 % of the students complained that their major problem at school was victimization. They said that most of the senior students bullied them on a daily basis. However, they could not report this to
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For a long time, tough anti-gang legislations that imposed punitive measures to weed out the “bad elements” were seen as the solution to the problems of violent gang activity and increasing frequency of Latino youth incarceration (Malec:81). However, despite their promulgation, the new laws failed to reduce these problems, and even appeared to exacerbate them.
This has been attributed to an increase in violent and aggressive behavior. More importantly noted there has been an escalation in bullying behaviors of all types including, physical, emotional, and cyber bullying networking. Studies have shown an increase in bullying behavior in the middle school, ages from 10 to 15, bullying tends to decrease with high school students.
In most cases, these aggressive and coercive behaviors, referred to as bullying, are quite habitual and are a result of power imbalances between a bully and the bullied. There are several forms of bullying that may be observed at school including physical, verbal, and psychological assault or harassments.
The second idea was the perceiving of a utilitarian value emphasizing that students were not as negative toward social studies as indicated in researches made before.My instructional environment as well as my interwoven opinions of the author's research takes place in a middle school consisting of 7th and 8th grade classes.
After all we're talking about human beings and we're talking about young human beings, not fully formed. Think about the fact that even we as grown up adults often have difficulty doing what we should do. For instance, why do we overeat Well, it tasted good and it is especially comforting to many.
The most serious factor in fighting gang violence is juveniles. Increase in patrols in the community and arrests in the area only solve the short term problems. There is a call for to come up with other ways that provide long-term solutions. In order to stop crime in
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