Childhood predictors of adult criminality: are all risk factors reflected in childhood aggressiveness?

@article{Huesmann2002ChildhoodPO,
  title={Childhood predictors of adult criminality: are all risk factors reflected in childhood aggressiveness?},
  author={L. Rowell Huesmann and Leonard D. Eron and Eric F. Dubow},
  journal={Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH},
  year={2002},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          185-208
        }
}
BACKGROUND Early aggressive behaviour is one of the best predictors of adult criminality. AIM To assess the degree to which family background variables, parental beliefs and behaviour and child intelligence predict child aggression and adult criminality. METHOD Data were used from the Colombia County Longitudinal Study, a longitudinal study of 856 children in third grade in New York, in 1959-60. Adult measures of criminal behaviour, child measures taken at age eight, child peer-nominated… CONTINUE READING
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