ERIC Number: EJ622636
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Girls in Detention: What Are Their Characteristics? A Project To Explore and Document the Character of This Target Group and the Significant Ways in Which It Differs from One Consisting of Boys.
Lenssen, Simone A. M.; Doreleijers, Theo A. H.; Van Dijk, Mirjam E.; Hartman, Catharina A.
Journal of Adolescence, v23 n3 p287-303 Jun 2000
Discusses differences between male and female juvenile delinquency from a behavioral and psychiatric perspective. Causative factors associated with the development of female juvenile delinquents include early sexual development; the relations between behavior and psychiatric diagnosis; the role of the risk behaviors; intelligence level; and the reasons for placing girls in detention centers. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands