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ERIC Number: EJ813969
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Mental Disorders among Adolescents in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities: A Systematic Review and Metaregression Analysis of 25 Surveys
Fazel, Seena; Doll, Helen; Langstrom, Niklas
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n9 p1010 Sep 2008
The article presents a meta-analysis of all existing surveys on the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities in order to assess the prevalence of mental disorders. Findings indicate adolescents in detention are 10 times more likely to suffer from psychosis than the general adolescent population.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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