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Cognitive-behavioural interventions for preventing youth gang involvement for children and young people (7-16).

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BACKGROUND: Many studies document a robust and consistent relationship between gang membership and elevated delinquency, with gang members disproportionately involved in crime compared to non-gang peers. Research also indicates that both delinquent youth and youth who join gangs often show a wide range of deficient or distorted social-cognitive processes compared to non-delinquent peers. Cognitive-behavioural interventions are designed to address cognitive deficits in order to reduce maladap...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SPSW
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD007008
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:f3bbf689-e100-449f-9387-87d62803ce7e
Source identifiers:
55069
Local pid:
pubs:55069

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