A little early risk goes a long bad way: Adverse childhood experiences and life-course offending in the Cambridge study
Jessica M. Craig,
Alex R. Piquero,
David P. Farrington and
Maria M. Ttofi
Journal of Criminal Justice, 2017, vol. 53, issue C, 34-45
While Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have been found to predict an increased prevalence and seriousness of offending, these findings are based on a sample from one U.S. state. To increase the generalizability of these findings, the impact of ACEs was investigated using a geographically-distinct sample. The current study also sought to identify potential protective factors that may buffer the impact of ACEs on offending.
Keywords: Adverse childhood experiences; Protective factors; Offending; Life course criminology (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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