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|Other Titles:||A Comparative Study of Personality Traits Between Violent and Non-violent Delinquents|
Department od Education, NTNU
The purpose of this study was to examine the differences of personality traits between violent and non─violent delinquents under the interaction of variables. The hypotheses of the study were as follows：（1）There are differences between violent and non─violent delinquents in emotional stability, social adjustment, extroversion, introversion and reflection.（2）The differences of personality traits mentioned above can be caused by the variables, such as intelligence, body type, personal problems, parental attitudes, educational status, and community. The subjects for this study were the juvenile delinquents who ranged from 12 to 18 years old. All of them lived in the south of Taiwan, including Tainan County, Tainan City, Kaohsiung County, Kaohsiung City, Pingtung County, Penghu County. These delinquents were selected by controlling the following factors containing their parents' educational status, their parents' vocations, the date of their committing the crime, the age of their committing the crime, and their native places. Then they were divided into three levels according to the variables, including intelligence, body type, behavior disorder, parental attitude, educational status, and community. In the violent and the non─violent groups, there were nine subgroups of delinquents respectively. Each subgroup contained 30 persons, and 540 persons in total. The instruments of this study consisted of 2 tests and 2 questionnaires for recording basic information about these delinquents. There were“Gilford Personality Test” compiled by Lai Pao─chen,“ABC Nonverbal Intelligence Test” Compiled by Judicial Administration,“The Chinese Revision of the Money Problem Check List, From J”by Ho Fu─tien, and“Parental Attitudes Toward Child─Rearing Practices”by Lai Pao─chen. The results of the first test were used as dependent variable for this study, while the other test results and basic information were used to classify these delinquents. These tests were administered by specialists,
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