Moderating effects of personal strengths in the relationship between juvenile victimization and delinquent behaviors.

Affiliation

Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Robust evidence suggests a strong association between juvenile victimization and delinquency. Yet, there is a lack of research on the protective factors at the individual level that may buffer the relationship between victimization and delinquent behaviors.

Keywords

Chinese,Delinquency,General strain theory,Juvenile victimization,Personal strength,Positive psychology,