The Psychology of Teen Violence and Victimization by Michele A. Paludi (Editor)

By Michele A. Paludi (Editor)

Whereas it truly is widely recognized that dislike crimes signify a major factor between modern adolescent inhabitants, so much parents—and maybe even a few educators—may be unaware that gender-based violence is the main accepted form of hate crime devoted through and skilled by way of young people, and that adolescent women are uncovered to extra violence than boys. a whole realizing of the character of the matter is prime to curbing difficulties like cyberbullying and sexual harrassment.The Psychology of teenage Violence and Victimization is a two-volume set that fills a spot within the present literature on youngster violence by way of addressing the prevalence, mental factors, and impression of all kinds of teenager violence. The author—a psychologist who has targeted upon interpersonal difficulties founded on violence, harassment, and gender—provides in-depth dialogue of a number of the kinds of violence dedicated by means of and opposed to youngsters. The set bargains actionable prevention techniques for fogeys and academics in addition to members excited by group courses. detailed awareness is given to the impression of violence on teens' emotional and actual overall healthiness, interpersonal relationships, profession improvement, and self-concept.

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Many of the parents in the study reported feeling as though they had lost their child and that all their hopes for what their child’s life was to be were crushed (Saltzburg, 2004). Throughout this process, a child may lose connectedness with the parent, as both may feel that they are so different from each other as to not be able to relate to one another (Saltzburg, 2004). When this is the case or, worse, if the parent disowns the child, the LGBT teen loses a major protective factor and becomes more susceptible to the negative impact of discrimination.

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In addition, exploring these risk factors, individually or �collectively, can aid in predicting violent behavior. Greater research attention has focused on the dramatic increases in violent crime during adolescence and to its steady decline during the rest of the lifespan, than to the greater lethality of violence from the late teens through mid-20s. Research has shown a decline in the prevalence of serious violence after age 18 in such longitudinal studies as the National Youth Survey and the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Marcus, 2009).

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