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ERIC Number: EJ178742
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Publication Date: 1978
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Rating Personality Characteristics to Juvenile Offense Categories: Differences Between Status Offenders and Juvenile Delinquents
Stott, Michael W. R.; Olczak, Paul V.
Journal of Clinical Psychology, 34, 1, 80-4, Jan 78
Examined the Jesness Inventories, a test series designed for use in the classification and treatment of disturbed children and adolescents, of 72 male juvenile offenders to see whether personality differences existed between the profiles of juvenile delinquents and status offenders. Considers treatment ramifications and empirical evidence as aids to policymakers involved in deciding the appropriateness of court jurisdiction over status offenders. (Editor/RK)
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