ERIC Number: EJ592691
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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One Hundred Girls in Care Referred to an Adolescent Forensic Mental Health Service.
Jasper, Anne; Smith, Carly; Bailey, Susan
Journal of Adolescence, v21 n5 p555-68 Oct 1998
Describes retrospective study of 100 consecutive referrals of females who offend to an Adolescent Forensic Mental Health Services. Referrers were found to have only correctly documented violent and aggressive behavior in 54% of the cases. Seventy-one of the girls had been abused, the majority having been multiply abused. Of the violent girls, 50% had misused substances. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Note: Special section: "Adolescents within the Care System." For related articles, see CG 554 305-310.