Violence and Aggression: Relating Theory to Practice

David Orr

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“Past violence is the best predictor of future violence” – How many times have you encountered or indeed used this statement in your own practice? While often stated as something of a truism, it is in reality a relatively simplistic assumption whether related to violence specifically or offending behaviour more generally. How can it be countered?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2014


  • violence
  • aggression
  • violent behaviour
  • antisocial behaviour


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