Search for dissertations about: "antisocial and aggressive behavior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words antisocial and aggressive behavior.

  1. 1. Antisocial behavior in adolescence : the role of individual characteristics

    Author : Henrik Andershed; Margaret Kerr; Sten Levander; David J. Cooke; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; youths; adolescents; antisocial behavior; aggressive behavior; violent behavior; individual characteristics; personality traits; psychopathic traits; psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The main aim of this dissertation is to investigate whether traits on the level of the individual are important in understanding violent, frequent antisocial behavior among adolescents. The first of the four studies included in this dissertation asks whether individual-level explanations are going to be a fruitful approach at all. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aggressive Antisocial Behavior: Risk Factors and Personality Profile

    Author : Örjan Falk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aggressive Antisocial Behavior; Life History of Aggression; Personality; Character maturity; Temperament and Character Inventory; Gender; Crime; Persistence; Total population registry; Prison population; Risk factors; Clinical factors;

    Abstract : Background: There is an increasing knowledge that violent criminality is restricted to a group of individuals with early onset of behavioral problems. These problems often emerge in combination with substance abuse and evolve into an antisocial personality disorder when the individual reaches adulthood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aggressive antisocial behavior- clinical, cognitive, and behavioral covariates of its persistence

    Author : Märta Wallinius; Malmö Rättspsykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk assessment; risk factors; externalizing spectrum; mental disorders; persistent criminality; violence; antisocial behavior; prevention;

    Abstract : Introduction Aggressive antisocial behavior is a major challenge to society, and studies on the determinants of its persistence are essential to the development of strategies to prevent violence. Aims & Methods The overall aim of the thesis was to establish covariates of persistent aggressive antisocial behavior in a population-based cohort and in clinically evaluated, prospectively followed, offender groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Offenders of intimate partner violence: Aggressive antisocial behavior and mental health

    Author : Anna-Kari Sjödin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intimate Partner Violence; Dating Violence; Violent Offenders; Situational Action Theory;

    Abstract : Background: Studies on the impact of mental disorders on aggressive antisocial behaviors constitutes an extensive body of literature. What patterns of mental disorders that contribute the most to the development of such behaviors are being debated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic and environmental influences on antisocial behavior from childhood to emerging adulthood

    Author : Catherine Tuvblad; Sweden Karolinska Institutet Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; antisocial and aggressive behavior; psychopathic personality traits; socioeconomic status; childhood; adolescence; genes; environments; sex differences; development; covariation; interactions; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Antisocial behavior, in other words, normative and rule-breaking behavior, is a major problem in societies all over the world. Because many antisocial behavioral problems start in childhood or adolescence, the study of such behavior problems during this developmental period should contribute to an understanding of the etiology of adult psychopathology. READ MORE