Protective And Risk Factors Of Antisocial Behavior: An Explanatory Model In Adolescents From Trujillo Province
This study aims to analyze the Protective and Risk Factors of Antisocial Behavior: an Explanatory Model in Adolescents in Trujillo Province. He was part of quantitative studies with a non-experimental field design. The sample consisted of 2132 adolescents (1176 males and 956 women) from different secondary education centres in trujillo Province, whose ages range from 12 to 18 years (M x 14.39, DT 1.54). A total of 9 measuring instruments with short and one-dimensional scales were used. The data were tested T-Student to assess whether there are differences in adolescent antisocial behavior, according to gender. The multiple regression analysis was subsequently performed to determine the risk and protection factors that influence antisocial behavior. The main findings reveal that the factors that influence and act as protective factors, which best predict antisocial behavior in women, are psychological well-being, the search for experiences, and avoidance. For males, the factors that most influence their antisocial behavior are problematic internet use, psychological well-being, open emotional expression, search for experiences, disinhibition, age and type of school; factors mentioned act as protective factors for psychological well-being, the search for experiences and being in a private school.