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Sensational Interests
  This essay examines the current status of sensational interests and their relationship with offending in adolescence. The essay describes sensational interests, their measurement and how they came to be associated with criminal behavior. New research, which addresses the complexity of the relationship, is discussed and recommendations are made for further developments in the field.

  • Date:

    10 April 2017

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  • Library of Congress:

    HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    305 Social groups

  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded


Charles, K. E., & Egan, V. (2017). Sensational Interests. In R. J. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Adolescence, 1-8. (2nd). BMC.



Adolescence, offending, criminal behavior, sensational interests,

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