HomePhilippine Journal of Psychologyvol. 39 no. 1 (2006)

Risk Factors and Causal Processes in Juvenile Delinquency: Research and Implications for Prevention

Liane Pena Alampay

Discipline: Psychology, Child Development



This paper presents the child/adolescent and family risk factors and causal processes which have been empirically established in both foreign and local literature as leading to juvenile delinquency. It discusses insights and implications derived from these studies for local initiatives to prevent juvenile delinquency.