A boy who hits at age three, shoplifts at age ten, commits burglary at the age of 19 and rapes at 26 would be considered a(n)
life-course persistent offender
Psychological definitions of delinquency usually include
conduct disorder and antisocial behavior.
A child delinquent is between the ages of
7 and 12
Patterson’s Coercion Developmental Theory places more emphasis on _, whereas Moffitt’s Developmental Theory emphasizes
Parenting; characteristics of the child
Which of the following statement is not correct?
To date, virtually no prevention programs have been highly successful in eliminating antisocial behavior and reducing delinquent behavior.
According to Steinberg’s dual system model of risk-taking, when are adolescents most vulnerable to considerable risk?
when they are with peers
All of the following are major categories of unlawful acts committed by delinquents EXCEPT
Steinberg’s dual system model of risk-taking is based on evidence from the field of..
Which status offense has substantially increased in recent years.
All of the following are characteristics of juveniles with the callous-unemotional trait cluster EXCEPT
tendency to commit various status offenses