Tests of three hypotheses regarding the predictors of delinquency.

  title={Tests of three hypotheses regarding the predictors of delinquency.},
  author={Robert D. Hoge and Donald A Andrews and Alan D. W. Leschied},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  volume={22 5},
Three hypotheses regarding the predictors of criminal activity in children and adolescents were assessed. These dealt with family, peer, and attitudinal variables, and they were explored in relation to indices based on seriousness of criminal activity and reoffending. The data were based on a sample of 338 youths who had been convicted of crimes and received probation or custody dispositions. The results provided general support for a model implicating family, peer, and attitudinal variables in… CONTINUE READING
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