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Assessing the victim-offender overlap among Puerto Rican youth.
Purpose Knowledge about offenders and knowledge about victims has traditionally been undertaken without formal consideration of the overlap among the two. A small but growing research agenda hasExpand
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Assessing the effect of the Queensland "Summer of Disasters" on perceptions of collective efficacy.
The collective efficacy literature suggests that neighborhoods with higher collective efficacy have fewer problems of disorder, increased volunteerism, and higher levels of life satisfaction andExpand
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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Gang Involvement Among Juvenile Offenders: Assessing the Mediation Effects of Substance Use and Temperament Deficits
A growing body of research has demonstrated the deleterious effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Less understood is the role of ACEs in gang involvement among juvenile offenders. TheExpand
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COVID-19 and Social Distancing Measures in Queensland Australia Are Associated with Short-Term Decreases in Recorded Violent Crime
Since first diagnosed in late 2019, there have been more than 4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and more than a quarter of a million deaths worldwide. Not since the Spanish Flu in 1918 has theExpand
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Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Carrying a Gun to School during Adolescence: A Statewide Study of Middle and High School Students
ABSTRACT Although studies have identified risk factors for adolescent handgun carrying, previous research on risk factors for carrying a handgun to school specifically is sparse. This study examinesExpand
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Childhood risk factors for personality disorder symptoms related to violence
Abstract Objectives This study investigated the relations between childhood risk factors, adult personality disorder symptoms, and violence convictions up to age 61. Method Data was used from theExpand
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