An Intricate Research on Psycho-Social Prediction of Juvenile Delinquency
Pooja P1, Mohanapriya B2

1Pooja P, II MSW Student, Department of Social Work, Sri Krishna Arts and Science College, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India. 

2Mohanapriya B, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Sri Krishna Arts and Science College, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India. 

Manuscript received on 07 October 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 21 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 26 December 2019 | PP: 495-497 | Volume-8 Issue-12S October 2019 | Retrieval Number: L112310812S19/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L1123.10812S19

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Abstract: Juvenile delinquency, also known as ‘Juvenile offending’, is the act of children under the age of 18 participating in unlawful behavior. Juvenile delinquency a serious problem within the society due to modern urbanization and industrialization. Some Juveniles are diagnosed with conduct disorder which may lead to anti-social personality disorder after the juvenile turns 18 which may become the cause for the child to become a serious criminal in the future. Psychosocial prediction helps us to find out their psychological and social factors. Psychosocial study helps in identifying their personality trait, behavior and the reasons leading them to become a juvenile. This study includes various factors like their education, family, peer group, financial condition etc. This research helps in developing the psychological and physiological aspects of the juveniles in their day to day life.

Keywords: Anti-Social personality Disorder, Juvenile Delinquency, Psycho-Social Prediction, Physiological Aspects.
Scope of the Article: Social Networks