Moral judgment in adolescents with deviant behavior



The features of the moral judgments of adolescents with deviant behavior are considered in the article. The relationship between the level of moral development and deviant behavior is established. Lower levels of development of moral judgments are observed in juvenile with deviant behavior. The factors affecting the moral consciousness of adolescents and the causes of deviant behavior are analyzed in the article. Special attention is paid to the main views of foreign specialists on this problem. Ways to increase the moral consciousness of juvenile for the correction of deviant behavior are indicated.

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Keywords: moral development, adolescence, deviant / normative behavior

Journal rubric: Social Psychology

Article type: review article


For citation: Almaeva E.A. Moral judgment in adolescents with deviant behavior [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2021. Vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 32–39. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2021100303. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Ekaterina A. Almaeva, Psychologist, , the State Budgetary Institution Family and Childhood Support Center “Zyuzino”, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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