Low Self-Control and Crime in Late Adulthood.

  title={Low Self-Control and Crime in Late Adulthood.},
  author={Scott e. Wolfe and Michael D. Reisig and Kristy Holtfreter},
  journal={Research on aging},
  volume={38 7},
This study investigates whether low self-control theory explains self-reported criminal activity in late adulthood. Cross-sectional survey data from telephone interviews conducted with individuals aged 60 years and older in Arizona and Florida (N = 2,000) are used. Regression analyses show that low self-control is related to criminal offending. The… CONTINUE READING