Stress management and reduction of aggression in grade school children
School violence, peer relationships, academic stress, anger, depression and family struggles, such as divorce, are all serious issues for school age children. The increasing incidence of violent acts both at the primary and secondary school level committed by children is alarming. Children need to learn how to deal with emotions and situations beginning at an early age as a prevention to violence and aggression. Young children are given more responsibility to deal autonomously with situations both at home and at school. Interventions by parents and teachers lessen; therefore, students need the skills necessary to manage stressful life situations effectively.
KeywordsMindfulness Training School Violence Mindfulness Skill Academic Stress Mindfulness Base Stress Reduction
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