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Psychiatric disturbance, and its relationship to delinquent behavior, was investigated in 71 incarcerated seriously delinquent adolescents (40 male, 31 female) using structured diagnostic instruments… (More)
Seventy-one incarcerated juvenile offenders were diagnosed according to DSM-III and assessed for suicidal behavior. Subjects diagnosed as having major affective disorders or borderline personality… (More)
Neuropsychological tests (the Luria-Nebraska Battery) were administered to 64 male and female offenders in residential settings. Subjects were selected according to the seriousness of their offenses… (More)
Abstract Hormone-sensitive adenylate cyclase contains a recently discovered protein component that is required for stimulation of cyclic AMP synthesis by hormones and guanine nucleotides; the compo...
Abstract Seventy-one seriously delinquent adolescents (40 male, 31 female) were evaluated by two of the authors (an interviewer and an observer) using the Social Adaptation and Interpersonal… (More)
The authors systematically evaluated a selected population of juvenile offenders for the prevalence of affective disorders. Seventy-one (40 male, 31 female) serious juvenile offenders were… (More)
A program is described that provides for transition into a relatively unstructured supervised independent-living program for adolescents with a history of behavioral and emotional disturbance, often… (More)
Gross neurological dysfunction was uncommon in 71 (40 male, 31 female) incarcerated seriously delinquent adolescents. Neurological soft signs, measured by the Physical and Neurological Examination… (More)
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the metabolism and the proposed mechanism of action of vitamin D, the available assays for measurement of vitamin D metabolites, and the functions of vitamin… (More)