Juvenile Homicide

Juvenile Homicide

by Dewey G. Cornell
     
 

Through its discussion of research findings, theory, and actual case examples, this book illustrates clinical and forensic issues encountered by clinicians who must deal with difficult cases involving juvenile homicide.

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Overview

Through its discussion of research findings, theory, and actual case examples, this book illustrates clinical and forensic issues encountered by clinicians who must deal with difficult cases involving juvenile homicide.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880481458
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1989
Series:
Clinical Practice Series, #7
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Clinical Issues. Causes of juvenile homicide: a review of the literature. Clinical presentations of homicidal adolescents. A typology of juvenile homicide offenders. The adolescent witness to homicide. Forensic and Dispositional Issues. Clinicolegal issues for the forensic examiner. Competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility in the juvenile court. Legal outcome of juveniles charged with homicide. Juvenile homicide: a study in legal ambivalence. Treatment of the homicidal adolescent.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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