Illiterate Mother is a determinant of aggression

  • Tuka Younis Hassan Arab board of community medicine
Keywords: Illeterate, aggression, mother, secondary schools


Most young children provoke negative reactions from parentral interference. These reactions worsen child's behavior. Starting a harmful pattern leading to emergence of an aggressive behavior. A cross sectional study was carried out in Al-Sadr city, Baghdad.  The target population was represented by all students attending governmental secondary schools, who are resident in Al-Sadr city aged between 13 and 21 year. The data collected by self-reported questionnaire (Aggression—Problem Behavior Frequency Scale). A total of 720 students contributed in this study. Out of the total, there were 257 (35.7%) students raised by illiterate mothers. Out of those, there were 241 (93.8%) students reported aggressive behavior.  


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Hassan T. Illiterate Mother is a determinant of aggression. JFacMedBagdad [Internet]. 16Jun.2020 [cited 7May2021];62(1.2):34-5. Available from: