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ERIC Number: EJ285085
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
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The Treatment of Deviant Children: A Twenty-Five Year Follow-Up Study.
McCord, William; Sanchez, Jose
Crime and Delinquency, v29 n2 p238-53 Apr 1983
Studied 340 former inmates of two reform schools. One school emphasized psychological treatment; the other school stressed harsh punishment. Results suggested that "milieu therapy" works in adolescence, but has no discernible effect after age 24. Ethnicity had a powerful effect on recidivism. (JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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