Abstract

Violence in adolescence has seen an increase since the 1990s with dramatic statistics on violent death and risk behaviors. School violence has been focused upon by a huge media coverage of especially violent cases that could have had some endemic consequences worldwide. We present a case of a 14 year old white male with change in school behavior, strategies for the case investigation, its results and long term prevention. Other research has shown that preventive measures during pregnancy, infancy and childhood can prevent adolescent and adult delinquency.

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Book Chapter

Publication Date

2014

Notes/Citation Information

Published in Children, Violence and Bullying: International Perspectives, Joav Merrick, Isack Kandel & Hatim A. Omar (Eds.), p. 261-264.

©2014 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

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