ERIC Number: EJ302565
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Relationship of Psychology to Delinquency: A Comprehensive Approach.
Hoffman, Vincent J.
Adolescence, v19 n73 p54-61 Spr 1984
Presents three psychological perspectives on youth deviance. Two traditional theoretical approaches to understanding and intervening in delinquent behavior are explained. A third perspective, a youth advocacy approach, is described in the light of cognitive developmental theory. Youth's developmental needs and their opportunity to complete developmental tasks are stressed. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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