ERIC Number: EJ655061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Adolescents Carrying Handguns and Taking Them to School: Psychosocial Correlates among Public School Students in Illinois.
Williams, Sunyna S.; Mulhall, Peter F.; Reis, Janet S.; DeVille, John O.
Journal of Adolescence, v25 n5 p551-67 Oct 2002
Examines psychosocial correlates of adolescents carrying a handgun and taking a handgun to school. Survey participants were approximately 22,000 6th, 8th, and 10th grade public school students from Illinois. Results showed that the strongest correlates of handgun carrying behaviors were variables directly associated with handguns and violence, both behaviors and beliefs, as well as delinquency variables. (Contains 30 references and 6 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois