Appetitive violence: a new phenomenon?

Hannah Ching, Michael David Daffern, Stuart David Michael Thomas

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Youth violence has long been regarded as a major social issue. The past decade has, however, seen the scrutiny which encompasses this violence intensify, largely due to a recent media focus on an apparently increasing tendency amongst some young people to engage in acts of `appetitive? or `thrill-seeking? violence
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)745 - 763
Number of pages19
JournalPsychiatry, Psychology & Law
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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