Revista Cubana de Pediatría
On-line version ISSN 1561-3119
NORONO MORALES, Nilo Valentín; CRUZ SEGUNDO, Regla; CADALSO SORROCHE, Rosario and FERNANDEZ BENITEZ, Odalys. Influencia del medio familiar en niños con conductas agresivas. Rev Cubana Pediatr [online]. 2002, vol.74, n.2, pp. 138-144. ISSN 1561-3119.
A descriptive study of the influence of the family environment on children aged 9-11 years old, evaluated and diagnosed at the Psychology Department of "Dr Tomás Romay" polyclinics, was carried out. The children´s parents were also part of the sample. All of them were applied a series of techniques to find out the characteristics of the family environment and its influence on children´s aggressive behaviors. It was concluded that the predominant characteristics were uncompleted dysfunctional families with manifestations of aggressiveness, alcoholism, poor social and family integration, rejection to children and lack of responsibility in relation to their care and attention.
Keywords : AGGRESSION [psychology]; CHILD BEHAVIOR DISORDERS [psychology]; FAMILY RELATIONS; SOCIAL BEHAVIUR.