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18 November 2011

Antisocial teens form niche gangs

Most people who join gangs have an "extreme antisocial personality," according to a new study that challenges previous research suggesting gang membership is driven by fear, intimidation or peer pressure.

Most people who join gangs have an "extreme antisocial personality," according to a new study that challenges previous research suggesting gang membership is driven by fear, intimidation or peer pressure.

The most antisocial prisoners were involved in more crimes and were more likely to be in a gang.

 
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