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ERIC Number: EJ619713
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Deception in the Interrogation Room: Sometimes Tragic for Persons with Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities.
Perske, Robert
Mental Retardation, v38 n6 p532-37 Dec 2000
This article discusses how commonly used police interrogation techniques may result in coerced, false confessions by individuals with mental retardation and urges human service agencies and police departments to communicate with each other. It describes a nine-step interrogation technique and the authoritative pressures to which individuals with mental retardation may be particularly vulnerable. (Contains 11 references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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