Exposure to Violent Television Programs and its Effect on Siblings Aggressive Behavior: Parents' Perceptions

Qayyum, Shahid; Malik, Naazia; Iqbal, Mian Muhammad Ahmed; Anwar, Haq Nawaz; Sohail, Malik Muhammad
July 2013
International Journal of Business & Social Science;Jul2013, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p205
Academic Journal
The impact of mass media can be seen on every aspect of life. This study aims to investigate the effects of violent television programs on children. The study was conducted in Lahore district, situated in the east of the Punjab province. The researchers, in non-probability sampling the actual method was used purposive sampling to approach to our respondents.Respondents for the research were Parents of the siblings. With view of the profile of the respondents purposive sampling was used as a technique selected the sample size. The total sample in the present study included the 100 parents from their households from residential areas of Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore. The findings of the present study show that there is no relationship between Television Exposure and Sibling clash in taking television remote control. As well in second hypothesis there is no relationship between Television Exposure and Sibling aggressive behavior in breaking the things. So we researchers concluded that there may be other reasons that become the cause of sibling aggressive behavior and clashes between them.


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