delinquency proneness

delinquency proneness

[də′liŋ·kwən·sē ‚prōn·nəs]
(psychology)
The likelihood of becoming delinquent, measured by estimates of the probability that an individual will become delinquent if exposed to fairly commonplace temptations and opportunities.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Multivariate approaches to the identification of delinquency proneness in adolescent males.