The Roots of Violence
by The Glendon Association
This remarkable video offers penetrating insight into the psychological causes of violence by examining the perspectives of violent offenders, evoking possibilities for more effective prevention efforts.

In Part One of The Voices of Violence Series, ten experts elucidate the root causes of violent behavior. They offer a probing look into the unsettling childhood experiences of violent offenders, examining the disturbed parent-child attachment styles, destructive thought processes, and distorted social perceptions that underlie violence. In addition to the expert commentary, riveting interviews with both incarcerated and rehabilitated offenders offer direct insight into the thinking that led to violent crimes.

Received an Honorable Mention at the Columbus Film Council Chris Awards.

In Depth
From watching this video, you will be able to:

• Describe the features of insecure attachment styles
• Understand the link between insecure attachment and violent behavior
• Explain the connection between violent and self-destructive behavior
• Conceptualize the social perspective of violent offenders

The Roots of Violence received an Honorable Mention at the

Length of video: 00:58:45

English subtitles available

Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-269-7

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-270-0

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-270-9

The Glendon Association publishes books, videos, and articles, performs research and conducts workshops in its mission to save lives and help people create more meaningful lives by addressing the social problems of suicide, child abuse, violence, and troubled interpersonal relationships.

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