Family predictors of antisocial behavior in adolescence.

  title={Family predictors of antisocial behavior in adolescence.},
  author={Maja Dekoviċ and Jan M. A. M. Janssens and Nicole M C Van As},
  journal={Family process},
  volume={42 2},
The goal of the present study was to examine the combined and unique ability of different aspects of family functioning to predict involvement in antisocial behavior in a large nonclinical (community) sample of adolescents. Distinction was made between global (e.g., family socioeconomic status), distal (dispositional characteristics of parents), contextual (family characteristics), and proximal (parent-child interaction) factors that operate within families. Results show that proximal factors… CONTINUE READING

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