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The Relationship Between Child Abuser Parent and Personality Characteristics with Criminal Behavior Among Prisoners in Kermanshah
Hojjatollah Tahmasbyan1, Javad Jafari2, Bahman Roshanai 1, Sirus Chaghazardi, Ali Hosseini, Nadia Amjadian
1- Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
2- Islamic Azad University of Kermanshah
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  Background : Criminal behavior that is synonym with crime and misdemeanor is a voluntary action and the person who does it , knows himself/herself authorized to commit in the given situation . It is a behavior inconsistent with common values ​​ and norms . Personality, as a psychological variable that can affect all human behavior s in personality and social life , sometimes makes a person and those around him facing a serious problem as a result of maladaptive traits. Among personality disorders , antisocial personality disorder has been studied more than others a repetitive and persistent pattern of criminal behavior , which is antisocial or criminal and begins in childhood or early adolescence which encompasses all aspects of life . This study investigated the relationship between personality characteristics and patterns of parents child abuse with criminal mischief and criminal behavior among prisoners . Moreover, social and environmental factors in criminal behavior were investigated .


  Methods: This research has correlation methods . All offenders have been arrested for their criminal behavior and kept in a prison in Kermanshah in 1390 were the statistical community. In a random sampling , 59 subjects were selected and Eysenck personality test EPQ, personality scale SCID-II and the scale of child abuse between parent and child conflict tactics measure were implemented . Data analysis was performed by SPSS-18 software . Statistical methods were Pearson's correlation and regression .


  Findings: Men (100 percent ) were the perpetrators of this study . 93.2% had not academic education, 74.6% were married and economically 56.6% were below the average . The results of relationship between child abuse and antisocial personality had a significant relationship so, child abuse could predict antisocial personality. There was a relationship between EPQ personality type with antisocial personality .


  Conclusion : Based on results, it is found that defective and poor family relations , dishonest tactics traits, such as exclusion and lack of proper care , beatings, deprivation of love , child abuse and violence could cause sense of insecurity and anxiety , negative self-concept and malice toward others and criminal behavior. That is anti-social behavior and crime eventually take place . Thus, we should be careful to negative experience s in childhood and their association with antisocial behavior and crime in adulthood . Lack of academic education and poverty can also be effective factors in performance of a crime . Personality is also a major factor in a criminal behavior and has a decisive role in performance of a crime .

Keywords: Personality, Child Abuse, Pattern, Criminal, Evil, Prison
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Received: 2013/09/24 | Accepted: 2013/10/5 | Published: 2013/10/5

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Tahmasbyan H, Jafari J, Roshanai B, Chaghazardi S, Hosseini A, Amjadian N. The Relationship Between Child Abuser Parent and Personality Characteristics with Criminal Behavior Among Prisoners in Kermanshah. Iran J Forensic Med. 2012; 18 (1) :17-24
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