N A Reuterman

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A sample of gang members and a comparison group of club boys are compared on eleven factors from the Objective-Analytic Personality Factor Battery. It is found that gang and club boys differ significantly on five of the personality factors, with club boys being more assertive, more exuberant, and more realistic. The gang boys show more manic smartness and(More)
The Family-of-Origin Scale for adolescents (FOS) is a 40-item ten subscale instrument designed to assess perceived psychological health in the respondent's family. To date, the FOS has been used exclusively with white adolescents. The FOS was administered concurrently with the Langner Symptom Survey (LSS), a measure of adjustment, to 135 African-American(More)
Measures of structural and dynamic properties of gangs are developed: size, differentiation, primary pattern strength, competing pattern strength, and territorial dispersion; and cohesiveness, uniformity of attitude, and felt effectiveness. Except for size and dispersion, all measures are derived from applications of cluster and factor analysis. Evidence of(More)
A sample of gang members and a Comparison Group of club boys are com- pared with reference to national norms for age, height and weight of juveniles. Possible relationships between these variables and five Behavior Factor Scores are examined. It is found that the gang boys are shorter than club boys at the sub-groups as well as the aggregate level. It is(More)
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