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Violence

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Published in print February 2005 | ISBN: 9780195151091
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0009
 Violence

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This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to reduce violent behavior, primarily among juveniles. These include home visitation during childhood to prevent violence directed at children, and therapeutic foster care for the reduction of violence by chronically delinquent adolescents.

Keywords: community health; health interventions; violent behavior; juveniles; foster care

Chapter.  17527 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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