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ERIC Number: EJ270673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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The Abuse of Status Offenders in Private Hospitals.
Robin, Michael
Child and Youth Services, v4 n1-2 p79-87 1982
Although status offenders (young people defined as incorrigible, runaways, or truants) have often been abused previously, their placement in hospital psychiatric wards constitutes further abuse. Insecure, insufficiently trained hospital staffers are one of the major problems that perpetuates the cycle of provocation and punishment in institutionalized youth. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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