What Are Some of the Causes of Moral Decadence Among the Youth?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 4, 2020 3:57:16 AM ET
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Causes of moral decadence among the youth can be categorized into social, economic, cognitive and technological factors. Social causes include peer influence and unstable home environments, while economic factors include poverty. Technological innovations, such as media and the Internet, expose young people to potentially unwelcome information and cognitive causes are related to the need for belonging among the youth driven by physical and psychological needs.

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