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Reasons That Teen Girls Engage in Violence


Is your teenage daughter lashing out and you don't know why? Dr. Phil shares the six reasons that teen girls engage in violence:

  • To gain status, defend their sexual reputation or defend against sexual harassment.
  • To express anger about sexual and/or physical abuse.
  • To gain control in the household.
  • For self-defense.
  • As a result of teacher labeling.
  • As a result of victimization and/or lack of opportunities for success.

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