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ERIC Number: EJ627684
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8449
What Every Professional Who Works with Adolescents Needs To Know about Firesetters.
Slavkin, Michael L.; Fineman, Kenneth
Adolescence, v35 n140 p759-73 Win 2000
The number of adolescent firesetters increases every year; therefore it is essential that mental health professionals be aware of the characteristics of firesetters. Describes the individual and environmental factors that relate to the etiology and levels of firesetting. Specifically, discusses the different types of firesetters and their aggressive tendencies, internalizing problems, family dynamics, and sociability. Explores the treatment of firesetters. (MKA)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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