7. Juvenile Delinquency

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch7

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Juvenile Delinquency, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • juvenile delinquency, and substantial effects of SES;
  • neighbourhood differences in delinquency rates, not by SES alone;
  • juvenile delinquency, legal, not directly related to mental health;
  • low income, strongly associated with delinquency;
  • juvenile delinquency, and association with lack of caring/broken homes;
  • emotional tone, one of hostility and discord;
  • MST and MTFC, as effective preventative programmes;
  • EARL in North America and ASSET in the UK

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Associated factors

  • Risk assessment

  • Management

  • Subject review

  • Further reading