ERIC Number: EJ811041
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
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Prelude to a School Shooting? Assessing Threatening Behaviors in Childhood and Adolescence
Weisbrot, Deborah M.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n8 p847 Aug 2008
The necessity of assessing threatening behaviors in childhood and adolescence through psychiatric diagnostic evaluation is presented. Threats are categorized according to the level of realism and clinicians need to explore and formulate the meaning of the student's threat behavior after reviewing the students' history.
Descriptors: Children, Violence, Child Behavior, Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, At Risk Persons, Mental Disorders, Psychiatry
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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