ERIC Number: EJ557931
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Self-Mutilating Adolescents in Secure Confinement: A Nationwide Survey of Institutional Response Systems.
Traver, Michael D.; Rule, Warren R.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v23 n1-2 p11-22 1996
Reviews the types of treatment facilities being utilized by youth facilities nationwide and their practices regarding self-mutilating residents. Results indicate varied frequencies of self-harming behavior. Findings suggest that departments that chose to take responsibility for stabilizing mutilating adolescents as a distinct group express greater satisfaction with their system's approach. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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