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Adolescents with Disability

Introduction What are some challenges for adolescents with disability? How these challenges are different for different adolescents and for different disability problems? What is the difference between an adolescent who got disabled in some way after childhood versus an adolescent who got it earlier in childhood? How different types of disabilities bring challenges in the life of the adolescent and …

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Physical Disability and Teenage Mental Health

How physical disability affects teenage mental health? Physical disability and teenage mental health are related issues in many ways. Disability in different forms in different teenagers put forth varying problems and concerns. However, disability also gives strength, resilience, courage, and hope to overcome all of these problems to different extent. The US Census Bureau 2010 indicate that 12 % of …

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Juvenile Delinquency and Racism

What triggers an adolescent to indulge in a crime, offence, assault, law breaking attitude, or delinquency? There are several underlying causes of delinquency and racism is one among them. Racism is present in every society to some degree but its control is important because it can have widespread negative influence. The term race and the division of human beings into …

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Nutrition and Juvenile Delinquency

There is a strong relationship between nutrition and juvenile delinquency. Nutritional deficiencies can impact human behavior. It is also a known fact that food constituents like caffeine, sweeteners and alcoholic beverages can have negative impact on human behavior. Also, malnutrition can make a person negative towards society. Therefore, one cannot segregate the impact of nutrition on juvenile’s behavior and actions. …

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Poverty and Juvenile Delinquency

What is the relationship between poverty and juvenile delinquency? There are various studies on the relationship of both poverty and juvenile delinquency. And, there is a substantial evidence that suggest a positive relationship between both of them. For example, one study by (Jarjoura, et al, 2002) suggest that “poverty and delinquency are related. Children who experience long periods of poverty …

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Mental Illness and Juvenile Delinquency

Mental illness and juvenile

There is a strong relationship between mental illness and juvenile delinquency. The juvenile courts are full of offenders that are suffering from one or more mental health issues. It is crucial for the juvenile justice system to understand the needs of the juvenile offenders with mental health issues. Because, after understanding the needs of the juveniles with mental illness they …

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Family and Juvenile Delinquency

The role of the family in juvenile delinquency is well established. A family is the first socialization agency. The way parents treat their kids can have a lasting impact. Various studies on this topic suggest that childhood family problems can have impacts on adolescents deviation. For example, one study suggests that a childhood maltreatment can have criminal outcomes 30 years …

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How to make cornhusk flowers

Cornhusk is easily available from craft stores you can even get fresh cornhusk if you have a corn field nearby. Cornhusk lends itself to many variations when it comes to making flowers. You can make a sunflower, jasmine, marigold or rose from cornhusk. You need very simple material other than cornhusk to make flowers. Most of these materials are present …

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How to purchase the best gift for your husband

You want to buy the perfect gift for your hubby, all you need to do is put some thought. Some people believe that buying a gift for men is easier as compared to buying a gift for women, to some extent it is true. Men admire similar possessions as compared to women but, still there are exceptions and personal likes …

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