Familial Influences on Adolescent Delinquent Behavior

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Craig S. Cashwell, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: A path model was tested to examine a modified version of coercion theory. Results suggested that family cohesion is a salient issue in adolescent delinquent behavior, particularly as mediated by involvement with deviant peers.

Additional Information

Publication
The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 4, 217-225
Language: English
Date: 1996
Keywords
Family, Parental influence, Juvenile delinquents, Family model, Coercion theory, Peer influence