Growing up is hard to do: exploring the connection between childhood trauma and youth offending

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    Abstract

    Through adult eyes childhood might seem like a carefree time, unburdened by the trials and tribulations of modern life. Yet with common childhood experiences including exam pressure, worries about body image, family breakdown, bullying, relationships and simply the pressure of forging independence, even at the best of times growing up is hard.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5-6
    Number of pages2
    JournalScottish Justice Matters
    Volume2
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014

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    Keywords

    • family and household structure
    • childhood trauma
    • youth offending
    • bereavement

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