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Behavioral Portrayal of Victim Turning into Offender PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 June 2017 00:34

Suman Vaishnav (Assistant Professor, Psychology, Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India)

DIP: 18.01.094/20170403

This article highlights the psychosocial cognitive traits and as well as the family structure and functioning of the victims which turn them in to the offensive activities. It is hypothesized that offender is initially a victim of the vulnerable social circumstances. It doesn’t excuse the offender by explaining the responsible psychosocial and cognitive determinants but it is an accent on the prevention of crime with its psychological consequences on victims. It is behavioral analyses of victim turning in to offender. It also intrigues the effecting threads of development and psychosocial theory in this context. It advocates the effective preventive measures with humanitarian approach which can bring considerable change in the society. At the end it recommends reformatory suggestion for both victims and offenders for their social and occupational rehabilitation.

Keywords: Psychosocial cognitive traits, victims, Preventive measures

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Received: April 25, 2017; Revision Received: May 26, 2017; Accepted: June 10, 2017

How to cite this article: Vaishnav S (2017), Behavioral Portrayal of Victim Turning into Offender, International Journal of Indian Psychology, Volume 4, (3), DIP: 18.01.094/20170403


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