Victimization and Polyvictimization of Spanish Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice.

@article{Pereda2017VictimizationAP,
  title={Victimization and Polyvictimization of Spanish Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice.},
  author={Noem{\'i} Pereda and Judit Abad and Georgina Guilera},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 21},
  pages={
          3272-3300
        }
}
Multiple victimization, or polyvictimization, is closely related to delinquency and crime, although few studies have studied these experiences in juvenile offenders. Therefore, the aim of this study is to present victimization rates in young offenders from a Southwestern European country. The sample consisted of 101 youth aged between 14 and 17 years, who were mainly recruited from detention centers (77.2%). From a lifetime perspective, the majority had suffered a criminal offense against the… CONTINUE READING