TITLE

Children who kill

AUTHOR(S)
O'Mara, Peggy
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Mothering;Jul/Aug98, Issue 89, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains the roots of the psychopathic or sociopathic behavior of children. Correlation between acts of violence in youth and the experiences of infancy; Information on the murders of school children by other children in Oregon; How conscience develops; Origin of violence; Important thing that a mother can do to ensure her children's normal neurological and psychological development.
ACCESSION #
814425

 

Related Articles

  • I Wonder: What If My Friends Hadn't Run? Pippin, Bill // Newsweek;1/10/2000, Vol. 135 Issue 2, p10 

    Recounts an experience of the author as a child, in which the author became angry and threatened his friends with a .22 rifle, firing at them over their heads. Why the incident occurred; The author's regrets over the incident and horror at what could have happened; His thoughts on children and...

  • It's a Job for Parents, Not the Government. Romano, John // Newsweek;8/9/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 6, p12 

    Presents the author's thoughts regarding the role television violence plays in the lives of children during the late 1990s. Studies which show correlation between television violence and violent acts of children; How ultimately the responsibility is on the parents to monitor what children watch...

  • Suffer the little children. Ko, Marnie // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;05/17/99, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p30 

    Discusses how bullying is becoming an increasingly vicious problem in schools across Canada. Example of a bullying incident in the Edmonton, Alberta, school system; The possible link between school bullying and the tragedies that occurred at schools in Littleton, Colorado and Taber, Alberta;...

  • School Personnel Responses to Children Exposed to Violence. Kenemore, Thomas; Lynch, John; Mann, Kimberly; Steinhaus, Patricia; Thompson, Theodore // School Social Work Journal;Fall2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p60 

    Authors explored the experiences of school personnel in their responses to children's exposure to violence. Thirty-one school personnel, including administrators, teachers, counselors, school social workers, and psychologists, were interviewed to obtain data on their experiences related to...

  • Preventing Gun Violence. Judy, Karen // Pediatrics for Parents;2008, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p15 

    The article presents tips on how to prevent gun violence involving children in the U.S. It suggests that children should be prohibited from watching violent television shows, movies, games and Internet content. It also recommends that guns should be removed from homes to prevent the risk of...

  • Preventing Children's Exposure to Violence: The Defending Childhood Initiative. Berson, Sarah B.; Hernon, Jolene; Pearsall, Beth // National Institute of Justice Journal;Jun2012, Issue 270, p26 

    The article looks into the Defending Childhood Initiative launched by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in 2010 to address the issue of childhood exposure to violence. It provides an overview of the initiative, along with its goals including prevention of children's exposure to violence,...

  • LIABILITY OF MEDIA COMPANIES FOR THE VIOLENT CONTENT OF THEIR PRODUCTS MARKETED TO CHILDREN. Proman, Jonathan M. // St. John's Law Review;Spring2004, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p427 

    Examines the circumstances under which media corporations in the U.S. may be civilly liable for the violent content of their youth-oriented products. Link between media violence and aggressive behavior in children; Reason for the refusal of U.S. courts to hold media corporations liable for the...

  • DELINQUENCY AND VIOLENCE AMONG GIRLS. Frabutt, James M.; White, Jacquelyn W. // Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry & Practice;Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p541 

    The article discusses the research regarding delinquency and violence among girls as a complex public health problem in the U.S. A statistical overview is provided based on national data, characteristics of female offenders, risk factors for girls delinquency, and promising approach for...

  • Raising a Nonviolent Child. Feder-Feitel, Lisa; Perry, Bruce D. // Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2001, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p44 

    School shootings and the graphic violence seen in the media, change the way adults and children view the world, from bright and full of promise to a dark and potentially dangerous place. Even at the tender age of 2, a child may experience a bully's threat or imitate his favorite cartoon...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics