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Diathesis stress
The diathesis-stress model is a psychological theory that attempts to explain behavior as a predispositional vulnerability together with stress from life experiences -
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Diathesis stress
Genetically vulnerable to behaviour - predisposition to some behaviour - environmental triggers play role
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Recidivism
(re-offending rates) The behavior of a repeat or habitual criminal. A measurement of the rate at which offenders commit other crimes, either by arrest or conviction baselines, after being released from incarceration.
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correlation
Correlation does not imply causation
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correlation 2
In statistics, dependence is any statistical relationship between two random variables or two sets of data. Correlation refers to any of a broad class of statistical relationships involving dependence.
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causal
Causality (also referred to as causation[1]) is the relation between an event (the cause) and a second event (the effect), where the second event is understood as a physical consequence of the first.
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monozygotic twins ( MZ )
identical twins - occur when a single egg is fertilized to form one zygote (hence, "monozygotic") which then divides into two separate embryos.
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dizygotic twins ( DZ )
fraternal, non identical twins - occur when two fertilized eggs are implanted in the uterus wall at the same time. When two eggs are independently fertilized by two different sperm cells, fraternal twins result.
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Concordance
Concordance as used in genetics usually means the presence of the same trait in both members of a pair of twins.
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Relative depreviation
feeling deprived relative to similar social groups
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eugenics
a science that tries to improve the human race by controlling which people become parents
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Genetically vulnerable to behaviour - predisposition to some behaviour - environmental triggers play role

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(re-offending rates) The behavior of a repeat or habitual criminal. A measurement of the rate at which offenders commit other crimes, either by arrest or conviction baselines, after being released from incarceration.

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Correlation does not imply causation

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In statistics, dependence is any statistical relationship between two random variables or two sets of data. Correlation refers to any of a broad class of statistical relationships involving dependence.

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