Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Relational Aggression among Adolescent Girls
Denitsa Alipieva

In recent years, the statistic data from Local commissions for prevention of juvenile delinquency that functionate within municipalities in Bulgaria have reported high rates of aggressive acts among adolescent girls. At the same time, they are significantly different from the aggressive manifestationsoftheir male peers. They discern in frequency, expansiveness, mode of manifestation, and involve different objects.The relational aggression is one of the main factors for female aggressive acts in adolescence – a concept first introduced by Nicki R. Crick in 1995 as indirect, social form of aggression among adolescent groups in schools.

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