Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them is a book by James Garbarino that examines violent behavior among American boys and youths. Part I of the book provides an overview of quantitative and qualitative research with accounts from juvenile delinquents. Garbino dismisses misconceptions about adolescence and identifies various psychological disorders, such as attachment disorder, that contribute to violent behavior. In Part II, Garbino discusses the environmental factors of violent behavior and suggests spiritual, family and therapy-based support systems.

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