Causes of Teen Violence

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Causes of teen violence are many, we can’t just blame video games and TV, in fact there are other causes that are more likely to cause our teen to act out violently.

The Aftermath of Teen Date Rape

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In most cases when rape is mentioned people automatically think about some stranger jumping from the shadows and forcing them to have sex. While in fact more than 60% rape cases were committed by a familiar person, someone who knows the victim. Teen rape is at its highest, the number of teen rape victims has […]

Teen Violence, Learned Behavior

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Kids are not born violent, there is no such thing as a violent baby, so how do people become violent, how do our children, our teenage children become violent? Well the answer is easy, but solving that issue is not, they learn that type of behavior from us. Teenagers learn violent behavior in their home, […]

Teen Gang Involvement And Violence

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Gangs and gang violence in the United States is on the rise, and one other thing that is on the rise is the number of teens joining gangs. According to the latest statistics, there are almost a million teenage gang members in the US in over 25,000 gangs. Those are some scary numbers, really scary numbers. So why do kids, teens go to those gangs? Most of the kids join the gang at the age of 12 to 14, and 1 out of 4 members of aging is a teenager, so what is it that makes them join a gang?

Teen Date Rape, Rising Problem

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People are aware of rape as a rising problem in today’s society, and most people think that walking down the dark alley at night might get you in a position where some maniac will jump out of the shadows and try to rape you. Unfortunately the sad truth is that the biggest percentage of rapes occurring is known as date rape. There is no discrimination when it comes to date rape, both men and women suffer and get raped. Date rape or any form of rape is not about love, it never was, rape is an act of violence and nothing more.

Teen Guilty in the Murder of Own Father

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Just recently, CNN reported a heart-breaking news about a Berkeley teen who was convicted in the murder of his father. The victim was raising three kids on his own when one of them, for reasons unknown, murdered him with a gunshot to the head.  The judge handling the case found the 16-year-old teen guilty of […]

Recent Trends of Teen Violence

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Violence is a learned behavior – teenagers are inundated with images of violent behavior everyday. They learn violent behaviors from their family, their peers, the media, and video games. These behaviors are reinforced again and again by the excessive violence that teens see on the Internet, in video games, music videos, and movies. Research studies […]

Childhood aggression can lead to alcohol abuse

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Continual aggressive behavior from childhood through late adolescence is a significant predictor of adult alcohol use and abuse, a new University of Michigan study indicates. In comparison to childhood and adolescent aggression, some variables often thought of as risk factors, such as problems in the family and parents’ poor educational background, are weak predictors of […]