Comparative Study on Aggression among Persons Deprived of their Liberty

  • Ecaterina Popa Free International University of Moldova
  • Valentina Beatrice Munteanu (Moisa) Andrei Saguna Faculty
Keywords: behavior; personality; aggression; detainees; deprivation of liberty


The article is a comparative study that aims to highlight the role of aggression among persons
deprived of liberty, to identify the psychological mechanisms involved in their aggressive behavior, as
well as the psychological consequences on their personality. Notions such as aggression, violence,
personality and human behavior are extremely complex, which is why it requires great attention in
addressing various theoretical, contextual, individual, group, institutional, legislative and moral
perspectives. The article aims to observe the changes that occur from a behavioral point of view in both
young people and adults in prison.

Author Biographies

Ecaterina Popa, Free International University of Moldova

PhD in progress

Valentina Beatrice Munteanu (Moisa), Andrei Saguna Faculty

Master student, Clinical Psychology


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