The goal of the study is to give visibility to the multiple experiences of indirect exposure to violence (EIV) to which young delinquents are exposed during their lives, to observe whe ther they keep silent or tell somebody about them, and who are their most frequent interlocutors. The sample consisted of 101 youth aged between 14 and 17 years, mainly recruited from detention centers (77.2%) in Catalonia, Spain. EIV was assessed with the Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire (JVQ; Finkelhoret al., 2005), self-report version. Results show that keeping silent is the prevalent behavior among them, with highest rates of silencing within the family context (violence from parents to siblings, 75%, and between parents, 69%). With highest rates within the community context, by assaults without weapon (57.5%), and murder of relative or friend (51%). Friends are the most frequent interlocutors by community violence experiences (riots and shootings, 45.2%, and assaults with weapons, 42%).
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