Family environment as a predictor of adolescent delinquency.

@article{Matherne2001FamilyEA,
  title={Family environment as a predictor of adolescent delinquency.},
  author={M M Matherne and Amy Thomas},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={2001},
  volume={36 144},
  pages={655-64}
}
Efforts to decrease delinquency have led many researchers to study the underlying factors that lead youth to engage in delinquent acts. Webber (1997) has suggested that studies of delinquency can be categorized into those positing societal, individual, and/or family etiologies. The current research investigated the latter by assessing the relationship between family environment and delinquency. One hundred twenty-seven 9th-grade students completed the Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation… CONTINUE READING

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