Adolescence-limited versus life-course-persistent criminal behaviour in adolescent psychiatric inpatients

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 A nation-wide sample of 1072 Norwegian adolescent psychiatric inpatients were followed up 15–33 (mean 23.8) years after hospitalisation, by record linkage to the National Register of Criminality. Defining criminal behaviour as entry into the criminal registry, 481 patients (45%) had an adolescent criminal debut, entering the registry before the age of 21… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s007870050102

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