HP 421- Midterm 1 Study Guide

HP 421- Midterm 1 Study Guide - 10. Risk and Protective...

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HP 421: Violence as a Public Health Issue Midterm 1 Study Guide 1. Form/Function of Violence 2. Nationwide measures of violence, strengths & limitations of each
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3. Character Strength 4. General Violence Stats/Trends
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5. Steven Levitt a. No/Little Effect Better Policing Strategies Strong economy Gun control laws b. Factors That Can Explain the Decrease in Violence Increase in number of police Increase incarceration Receding crack epidemic Legalization of abortion 6. What is Public Health Model?
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7. Pan Violence a. Pan violence is violence both in the streets and at home (center of the venn diagram) b. People who participate in street violence are more likely to be pan violent than people who are violent at home. 8. Magnitude Gap a. Difference in perception between victim and perpetrator b. i.e. the murder victim loses more than the murderer gains 9. Efficacy/Effectiveness
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Unformatted text preview: 10. Risk and Protective Factors a. Pretty self-explanatory 11. Theories a. b. Cognitive Neo-Association b.i. Unpleasant situational stimuli negative affect/negative emotions violence c. Social Information Processing Theory d. e. 12. Haddon Matrix 13. Physiology of Violence 14. Antisocial Personality Disorder 15. Opportunity Theories (Environmental Design) 16. Heterotypic/Homotypic Continuity a. Heterotypic: violence assumes different forms through life course; changes with age a.i. i.e. antisocial personality disorder underlies a diver group of behaviors b. Homotypic: trait is expressed in the same way all the time 17. Life-course vs. Adolescent Limited 18. Empirical article vs. Review article a. Empirical: collects new data; narrow in focus b. Review: summarizes existing data; very broad...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course HP 421 taught by Professor Milam during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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HP 421- Midterm 1 Study Guide - 10. Risk and Protective...

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