Childhood predictors differentiate life-course persistent and adolescence-limited antisocial pathways among males and females

  title={Childhood predictors differentiate life-course persistent and adolescence-limited antisocial pathways among males and females},
  author={Terrie E. Moffitt and Anat Caspi},
  journal={Development and Psychopathology},
  pages={355 - 375}
This article reports a comparison on childhood risk factors of males and females exhibiting childhood-onset and adolescent-onset antisocial behavior, using data from the Dunedin longitudinal study. Childhood-onset delinquents had childhoods of inadequate parenting, neurocognitive problems, and temperament and behavior problems, whereas adolescent-onset delinquents did not have these pathological backgrounds. Sex comparisons showed a male-to-female ratio of 10:1 for childhood-onset delinquency… 

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