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The Six Levels of Aggression

  • Level 1        Petulant Child

  • Level 2        A flair for the dramatic

  • Level 3        The beginnings of damage

  • Level 4        Threatening gestures and damaging possessions

  • Level 5        People get hurt, usually accidentally (eg when the child/young person throws things)

  • Level 6        Serious danger and physical harm

(Price and Cottrell 2002)