Family Functionality and Aggressiveness in High School Students in Lima

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Isabel Menacho Vargas, Felipe Supo Condorí, Francis Esmeralda Ibarguen Cueva, July Rivera-Zamudio, Flor De María Sánchez Aguirre, Jessica Palacios Garay


The study aims to establish the relationship between family functioning and aggression in secondary school students in an educational institution in Lima, Peru. The design used is non-experimental, correlational - descriptive, basic type with a quantitative approach. The population consisted of 101 students, between males and females who were in the first and fifth year of secondary school. The ages ranged from 12 to 18 years, and the population was of the census type. The instruments used were the Aggression Questionnaire (AQ) by (authors Buss & Perry 1992), adapted in Peru by Matalinares, Yaringa, Uceda, Ferndez, Huari, Campos and Villavicencio (2012) and the APGAR scale, familiar perception by Gabriel Smilkestein (1978), adapted in Peru by Castilla, Caycho, Shimabukuro and Valdivia (2015). The results show that there is no relationship between the study variables, a result that is repeated in its dimensions, physical, verbal, hostility and anger.

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