Teen fighting down in many nations, but not US: study

Dec 05 2012, 12:36 IST
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Teen fighting down in many nations, but not US: study. (Thinkstock) Teen fighting down in many nations, but not US: study. (Thinkstock)
SummaryPrograms to curb bullying and improve social skills have been successful in reducing fighting.

countries did show modest improvements in fighting rates, but the differences were so small that they could have been due to chance.

Greater numbers of children reported fighting in Greece, Latvia and the Ukraine reported fighting during each subsequent survey, and the authored pointed out that these countries experienced considerable economic instability during the study time period.

In addition, they found that children from low income countries were more likely to fight than kids from wealthier nations.

"If economic instability is the problem, we should monitor this because of what is going on in the world these days," Pickett said.

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