This text uncovers and examines the increase in sexual and violent crimes committed by children under the age of twelve. Violent Young Children gives up-to-date diagnostic and demographic information for students who may work with violent children. This text will provide anyone who works with child, adolescent, and adult violence insight to the early signs of violence in children and how the proper diagnosis and treatment can help prevent the continuation of violent behavior. Features Case studies and analyses included in every chapter aid students and professionals in understanding violent child behavior, its source, and the most effective treatments. A unique biographical case written by an adult concerning his violent behavior at age six enables clinicians to view the source and sever impact of violence throughout the life cycle. Up-to-date demographic data about violent behavior in children warns students and professionals to the extent of violence and when it most likely will occur. The writing is clear and interesting. The inclusion of actual case studies and examples makes the presentation engaging and captures the students/readers' attention and keeps them focused on the issues being discussed. Suman Kakar, Florida International UniversityGlicken, Morley D. is the author of 'Violent Young Children', published 2003 under ISBN 9780205388660 and ISBN 0205388663.