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Most serious and persistent delinquency patterns: A. are consistently

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Most serious and persistent delinquency patterns:
A. are consistently violent.
B. usually begin early and worsen with age.
C. typically emerge in late adulthood.
D. follow the theory of ratio estimation, especially among prosocial children.
An individual who bites and hits preschool classmates at age 3, shoplifts at age 10, and commits rape at age 20 is considered to be a:
A. serial offender.
B. lifelong offender.
C. life-course-persistent offender.
D. lifetime delinquent.
In Moffitt’s theory, __________ is the primary feature that distinguishes two alternative pathways.
A. severity of crime
B. age of onset
C. childhood temperament
D. relations with peers, teachers, and other adults
Research supports the hypothesis that ethnic minorities demonstrate a higher incidence of LCPs because they:
A. are often exposed to high-risk physical and social environments.
B. have underdeveloped social skills.
C. are exposed to more weapons.
D. watch more television.
According to the coercion developmental model, a child’s __________ is the key predictor of early-onset offending.
A. self control
B. family environment
C. hygiene
D. set of social skills
The coercion developmental model is largely based on which theory?
A. Social learning
B. Norm
C. Systems
D. Ecological
Coercion development theory hypothesizes that the child is a/an __________ in the process.
A. innately deviant
B. blank slate
C. active agent
D. dereistic operant
Which is NOT one of the three major theories that influence the developmental perspective?
A. Social learning theory
B. Systems theory
C. Developmental psychopathology
D. Cumulation theory
The frequent observation that there are multiple pathways to the same final outcome of violence and antisocial behavior is called:
A. cumulation.
B. multifinity.
C. developmental psychopathology.
D. equifinality.
__________ is an example of a developmental norm.
A. Starting school
B. Buying a house
C. Learning to walk
D. Violent antisocial behavior
Age of onset is usually measured by:
A. reviewing developmental milestones found in baby books.
B. asking parents or others who know the child to report the age at which a specific problem first occurred.
C. reviewing recorded incidents of a particular problem.
D. calculating the average number of aggressive incidents from age three to age seven.
AL offenders are often very strongly influenced by:
A. adults in their environment.
B. nondelinquent peers.
C. delinquent peers.
D. parents, but not other adults.
In a follow-up study of AL offenders, Moffitt et al. (2002) found that:
A. most had “aged out” of crime.
B. many were still showing some antisocial behavior at age 26.
C. most had committed at least two violent crimes by age 26.
D. none showed any antisocial behavior.
Research concerning gender differences in the age of onset of persistent physical aggression and antisocial behavior seems to show all of the following EXCEPT:
A. girls may be more vulnerable to early onset than previously thought.
B. fewer girls than boys engage in antisocial or delinquent behavior.
C. a high percentage of seriously antisocial girls began their antisocial behavior before the age of 10.
D. delinquent peers do not appear to be a necessary social condition for the early onset of delinquency among adolescent girls.
All of the following are examples of prespecified constraints EXCEPT:
A. difficult temperament.
B. ADHD.
C. significant impairments in executive function and language abilities.
D. positive appraisals of children.
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