antisocial behavior


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antisocial behavior

behavior that is inimical to the rights of others, or to the rules of society, but not necessarily severe enough to incur a legal penalty. Compare: juvenile delinquent.
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Self-determination theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 2000) has been used as a framework for investigating the psychological mechanisms underlying athletes' prosocial and antisocial behavior (Hodge & Lonsdale, 2011).
Research review: The importance of callous-unemotional traits for developmental models of aggressive and antisocial behavior. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49, 359-375.
The broad categories of school social behavior include social competence and antisocial behavior. Social competence is viewed as an individual's ability to act effectively and properly in various social scenarios (Chen 2000).
High quality coach-athlete connections may protect against antisocial behavior and support prosocial behavior (coaches who maintain good links with their athletes diminish antisocial behavior).
The Results: The more time the study subjects spent watching TV, the greater the chances they had been convicted of a crime or diagnosed with antisocial behavior or aggressive personality traits.
The importance of studying goals as they relate to antisocial behavior has been highlighted in the work of certain authors (Carroll et al., 1997; Carroll, Hattie et al., 2001), who defend the idea that motivational aspects are central to explaining adolescent antisocial behavior.
Explaining the Co-occurrence of Antisocial Behavior and Depression
There are few well-designed international comparisons of student antisocial behavior; some show similarities in rates of antisocial behavior and others show differences, particularly in relation to substance use.
Susman thinks that "eveningness" might make young adolescents vulnerable to antisocial behavior as well, and she is studying how atypical patterns of cortisol secretion might add to the problem.
Evidence for a genetic basis of antisocial behavior stems from several different lines of research.
Key words: antisocial behavior; corporal punishment; fixed-effects model