Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
396
Utgivningsdatum
2007-01-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Cambridge University Press
Medarbetare
Coid, Jeremy W.
Illustrationer
8 tables 14 figures
Volymtitel
Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour
Dimensioner
229 x 153 x 21 mm
Vikt
560 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
2:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780521030793
Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour (häftad)

Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

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This book presents a comprehensive summary of how well adult crime, antisocial behaviour and antisocial personality disorder can be prevented by interventions applied early in life. It reviews important childhood risk and protective factors for these adult outcomes and the alternative strategies of primary prevention (targeting the whole community) and secondary prevention (targeting persons identified as high risk) are discussed. The book also contains extensive information about prevention programmes in pregnancy and infancy, pre-school programmes, parent education and training programmes, and school programmes (including the prevention of bullying). There is special emphasis on preventing the intergenerational transmission of antisocial behaviour by focusing on family violence, and a special review of whether risk factors and prevention programmes have different effects for females compared to males. Cost-benefit analyses of early prevention programmes are also reviewed, leading to the conclusion that adult antisocial behaviour can be prevented both effectively and cost-efficiently.
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'I thought the chapters in this book covered the topic comprehensively and at a uniformly high level. The book would be indispensable to anyone working in research in this field and most helpful to clinicians interested in prevention.' Psychological Medicine

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David P. Farrington has published extensively and is the first non-American to have been President of the American Society for Criminology. He is also a Fellow of the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences. Jeremy W. Coid is Professor of Forensic Psychiatry at St Bartholomew's Hospital and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary College, University of London. His area of research is epidemiology of antisocial and high-risk behaviour, with a special interest in personality disorder. He is the author of Psychopathic and Antisocial Personality Disorders: Treatment and Research Issues (with B. Dolan, 1993).

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List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface; 1. Advancing knowledge about the early prevention of adult antisocial behaviour David P. Farrington; 2. Formulating strategies for the primary prevention of adult antisocial behaviour: 'high risk' or 'population' strategies? Jeremy W. Coid; 3. Risk factors for adult antisocial personality Rolf Loeber, Stephanie M. Green and Benjamin B. Lahey; 4. Preventing the intergenerational continuity of antisocial behaviour: implications of partner violence Terrie E. Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi; 5. Protective factors and resilience Friedrich Lsel and Doris Bender; 6. Prevention during pregnancy, infancy and the preschool years Richard E. Tremblay and Christa Japel; 7. Prevention through family and parenting programmes David Utting; 8. Prevention in the school years J. David Hawkins and Todd I. Herrenkohl; 9. Prevention of antisocial behaviour in females Deborah Gorman-Smith; 10. Economic costs and benefits of primary prevention of delinquency and later offending: a review of the research Brandon C. Welsh; 11. Conclusions and the way forward David P. Farrington and Jeremy W. Coid; Index.