4 doctors weighed in:
Which factors increase the likelihood of teen violence?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: 2 groups
Two groups of violent teens.
1. Come from a family background of abuse, neglect and family violence; have not learned effective skills of communication, problem solving, self and anger management ; has multiple problems in school, home and community; delinquency; past violent behavior. 2 - psychotic, delusional, paranoid, late teen male, event that damages ego, told someone of violent plans.

In brief: 2 groups
Two groups of violent teens.
1. Come from a family background of abuse, neglect and family violence; have not learned effective skills of communication, problem solving, self and anger management ; has multiple problems in school, home and community; delinquency; past violent behavior. 2 - psychotic, delusional, paranoid, late teen male, event that damages ego, told someone of violent plans.
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
834K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors