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Measure: Crime and Delinquency   #181200


This measure is a series of questions used to assess criminal and delinquent behavior in the past year.


Information about a person’s criminal and delinquent behaviors has been used in a number of studies to assess development, and more recent studies have looked at the ways in which certain genotypes interact with childhood adversities to predict violent and antisocial behaviors. In addition, delinquent behaviors make up an important part of the criteria for conduct disorder and antisocial personality disorder diagnoses (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, American Psychiatric Association) and include drug and alcohol problems associated with the illegal use of alcohol and drugs.



Psychosocial, crime, delinquent, criminal, delinquency, behavior problems, conduct disorder, externalizing behavior

Measure Release Date: December 13, 2010

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