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NCJ Number: 42036 Find in a Library
Title: EFFECTS OF MODES OF DISCIPLINE AND COMMUNICATION STYLES ON DELINQUENCY AND CHARACTER TRAITS IN ADOLESCENT BOYS AND GIRLS
Author(s): J F MCTAMNEY
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 139
Sponsoring Agency: UMI Dissertation Services
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346
Sale Source: UMI Dissertation Services
300 North Zeeb Road
P.O. Box 1346
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346
United States of America
Type: Thesis/Dissertation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS DOCTORAL STUDY ATTEMPTS TO INVESTIGATE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COMMUNICATION AND SPECIFIC STYLES OF PARENTAL DISCIPLINE ON DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR.
Abstract: THIS STUDY FOCUSES ON THE ANALYSIS OF THE QUALITY OF EXPECTED PARENTAL COMMUNICATION THROUGH THE USE OF A QUESTIONNAIRE DEVELOPED TO MEASURE DEFENSIVE, SUPPORTIVE, AND CONFUSING COMMUNICATION AS PERCEIVED BY THE ADOLESCENT. PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WILL RESPOND ON THE BASIS OF WHAT HE EXPECTS FROM HIS PARENTS, WHETHER THE PARENT ACCEPTS OR REJECTS, WHETHER THE PARENT GIVES OR TAKES. THIS STUDY ALSO ATTEMPTS TO ANALYZE THE IMPACT OF COMMUNICATION AND DISCIPLINE ON CHARACTER TRAITS AND RELATE THESE CHARACTER TRAITS, IN TURN, TO DELINQUENCY AND NONDELINQUENCY....MSP
Index Term(s): Adolescent attitudes; Domestic relations; Home environment; Interpersonal relations; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Psychology
Note: CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA - DISSERTATION
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