Differentiating Gang Members, Gang Affiliates, and Violent Men on Their Psychiatric Morbidity and Traumatic Experiences

@article{Wood2017DifferentiatingGM,
  title={Differentiating Gang Members, Gang Affiliates, and Violent Men on Their Psychiatric Morbidity and Traumatic Experiences},
  author={Jane L Wood and C. Kallis and J. Coid},
  journal={Psychiatry},
  year={2017},
  volume={80},
  pages={221 - 235}
}
Objective: Little is known about the differences between gang members and gang affiliates—or those individuals who associate with gangs but are not gang members. Even less is known about how these groups compare with other violent populations. This study examined how gang members, gang affiliates, and violent men compare on mental health symptoms and traumatic experiences. Method: Data included a sample of 1,539 adult males, aged 19 to 34 years, taken from an earlier survey conducted in the… Expand
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