oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Psychopathological disorders and predisposition to juvenile delinquency and misconduct
|Article Title||Psychopathological disorders and predisposition to juvenile delinquency and misconduct|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1991|
|Pages||74 - 79|
|Keyword(s)||Antisocial, Anxiety disorders, Avoidance deviation, Conventional psychic factors, Intelligence, Mental illnesses, Morbid mental conditions, Personal factors, Personality traits, Psychoneuroses, Psychopathy, Schizophrenia and Social environmental factors|
The causation of juvenile delinquency and misconduct is a matter of cardinal importance when studying the phenomenon of criminality. The reason for this is that the etiology of juvenile offences often forms the base for the causation of crime later in life as an adult.
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