ERIC Number: EJ560516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Familial Influences on Adolescent Delinquent Behavior.
Cashwell, Craig S.; Vacc, Nicholas A.
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, v4 n3 p217-25 Jul 1996
Tested a path model so as to examine how a modified version of the coercion theory of delinquent behavior fits the data. Focused on family functioning rather than parental behavior. Results suggest that family cohesion is a salient issue in adolescent delinquent behavior, particularly as mediated by involvement with deviant peers. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A