Delinquency is a legal or moral misdeed or act (such as vandalism or stealing) but the term can also be used to describe a general tendency to commit such offenses. Juvenile delinquency is a heavily researched topic in psychology and it refers to criminal offenses committed by children and teenagers. Typical examples of juvenile delinquency are spray painting graffiti and shoplifting.
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Mohammed Looti, PSYCHOLOGICAL SCALES (2023) Delinquency. Retrieved from https://scales.arabpsychology.com/terms/delinquency/. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31575.96163