Linking Genetic and Aggression Factors with Criminal Behaviour : A Systematic

Tharshini, N. K. (2019) Linking Genetic and Aggression Factors with Criminal Behaviour : A Systematic. Jurnal Psikologi Malaysia, 33 (1). pp. 89-101. ISSN 2289-8174

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Abstract

A substantial body of literature has suggested that biology and personality traits play a major role in predicting antisocial behaviour. Thus, the purpose of this article is to review the link between genetic and aggression factors with criminal behaviour. A systematic review was conducted to obtain relevant information regarding biological and psychological perspective on criminality in Sage, Elsevier and Google Scholar database. The results indicate that moderate-to-large number of variance in criminal behaviour is ascribed to genetic and aggressive factors. As an overall impact, the study provided implications to the concerned parties regarding the interpersonal elements that trigger antisocial behaviour hence a preventive measure to assist at-risk group can be initiated soon.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: genetic, aggression, criminal, behaviour, systematic review, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2019 02:50
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 13:27
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/26644

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