News tagged with antisocial behavior

Biosocial crime prevention

Modern crime prevention would benefit from a greater biosocial approach to delinquency and offending that is rooted in family, school and community intervention strategies, according to a research team led ...

dateFeb 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Tough dogs not merely gang weapons

Youths in groups or gangs choose to own dogs primarily for socializing and companionship. Dogs are also used for protection and enhancing status, but to a lesser extent, contrary to popular perception. The research by Jennifer ...

dateJun 16, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Early substance misuse continues into middle age

Adolescents who misuse alcohol and drugs are at increased risk of continued misuse well into middle age. They are also at increased risk of experiencing mental health problems, accidents, physical health problems, premature ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Health
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Why married men tend to behave better

Researchers have long argued that marriage generally reduces illegal and aggressive behaviors in men. It remained unclear, however, if that association was a function of matrimony itself or whether less "antisocial" men were ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Earlier, later puberty may trigger aggression in boys

Puberty that arrives earlier or later in adolescent boys relative to their peers can trigger chemicals that are related to antisocial behavior, according to researchers, whose findings have key implications for parents with ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Health
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