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NCJ Number: 30351 Find in a Library
Title: MULTIFACTORIAL ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY - PUERTO RICO
Journal: RASSEGNA DELL'ARMA DEI CARABINIERI  Volume:23  Issue:1  Dated:(JANUARY-FEBRUARY 1975)  Pages:45-87
Author(s): F FERRACUTI; S DINITZ
Corporate Author: Scuola di Applicazione Dei Carabiniere
Italy
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 43
Sponsoring Agency: Scuola di Applicazione Dei Carabiniere
Roma, Italy
Format: Article
Language: Italian
Country: Italy
Annotation: STUDY OF 202 MATCHED PAIRS (101 JUVENILE DELINQUENTS AND 101 NONDELINQUENTS) IN PUERTO RICO BETWEEN THE AGES OF 11 AND 17, WITH STATISTICAL RESULTS OF AND INFORMATION REGARDING THE TESTS GIVEN THEM.
Abstract: THE JUVENILES ALL FILLED OUT SOCIAL HISTORY QUESTIONNAIRES AND WERE GIVEN PSYCHIATRIC, PSYCHOLOGICAL, PHYSICAL, NEUROLOGICAL AND ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHIC EXAMINATIONS. SOME CONCLUSIONS WERE THAT DELINQUENCY SEEMS TO BE LINKED WITH A CHILD'S GROWING UP IN A FAMILY WITH NUMEROUS PROBLEMS, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE FAMILY HAS LIVED IN A SLUM FOR MORE THAN ONE GENERATION, AND WITH POOR BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE IN SCHOOL. --IN ITALIAN
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Home environment; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile Delinquent-nondelinquent comparisons; Puerto Rico
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