Tag: "delinquent" at medical news
University of Pittsburgh researcher gets CDC grant to study youth violence
...better understand how and why boys get involved in delinquent
behaviors -- Dr. Fabio will look at two age groups from the study; those 7 years old at the beginning of the study in 1987, and those aged 13 years at the beginning of the study. The older group reported higher rates of violence than the younger gr...
Panel finds that scare tactics for violence prevention are harmful
... exacerbate problems by grouping young people with delinquent
tendencies, where the more sophisticated instruct the more nave. Similarly, the practice of transferring juveniles to the adult judicial system can be counterproductive, resulting in greater violence among incarcerated youth. "The good news is tha...
Rates of trauma and of posttraumatic stress disorder higher among incarcerated youth
...raumatizing incarcerated juveniles. "Our nation's delinquent
children are among the most traumatized," the authors write. "We must balance the resources used to punish with resources needed to heal the traumas endured by vulnerable youth."...
Young men with conduct disorders are more likely to carry guns
...tween delinquent-type symptoms of CD, reflecting a delinquent
lifestyle, and gun carrying," write the authors. "Conduct disorder, even when controlling for self-reported violent behavior, maternal psychopathy [being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder], victimization, and [lack of] parental monitoring, incre...
Dating, delinquent friends key reasons why early puberty linked to delinquency in girls
...rs. And more developed girls do have slightly more delinquent
friends, on average than other girls: 77 percent of their friends are involved in delinquency, compared to 72 percent of average developers and 69 percent of less developed girls. Haynie said relationships with friends seem to have the greatest effec...
Study finds parental influence still important during adolescence
...hildrenbecome involved in delinquent
behavior." The study was...ends" who were involvedin delinquent
activities. Respondents who reported more friends involved in delinquency w...
Teen Marijuana Use Is Fueled By Change In Attitudes
...bout marijuana, not a general rise inrebellious or delinquent
behavior among the teen-age children of baby boomers,are driving recent increases in the use of the drug by 8th-, 10th- and12th-graders. That is one of the key findings from a University of Michigananalysis of the reasons behind historic fluctuation...