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Youth Violence: Theory, Prevention, and Intervention

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 1
Authors/Editor: Seifert, Kathryn
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-10740-4
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This volume, authored by a noted psychotherapist with more than 30 years of experience in family violence, examines recent violent episodes perpetrated by young offenders in order to understand their root causes and to disseminate current prevention and treatment methods through a multidisciplinary lens.

The book addresses the theoretical underpinnings of youth violence from the perspectives of psychology and neurobiology, describes different types of violence, includes the latest research on "what works" in prevention and treatment, and examines connections between substance abuse, familial and community violence, and school failure in promoting violence in adolescents.

Youth Violence is a comprehensive yet highly readable volume for mental health and social service professionals who work with youth and families, and violence researchers.

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  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Seifert, Kathryn
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-10740-4
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  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2011

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