Arrested development: The effects of incarceration on the development of psychosocial maturity

@article{Dmitrieva2012ArrestedDT,
  title={Arrested development: The effects of incarceration on the development of psychosocial maturity},
  author={Julia Dmitrieva and Kathryn C. Monahan and Elizabeth E. Cauffman and Laurence D. Steinberg},
  journal={Development and Psychopathology},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={1073 - 1090}
}
Abstract Improvements in temperance, perspective, and responsibility are a part of typical development of psychosocial maturity during adolescence. The existing literature suggests that the developmental course of psychosocial maturity is influenced by normative variations in social context, but little is known about how atypical contexts, such as incarceration, influence its development. The study investigates how the development of psychosocial maturity is affected by incarceration, using… 

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