Classification of severe male juvenile offenders using the MACI clinical and personality scales.

@article{Taylor2006ClassificationOS,
  title={Classification of severe male juvenile offenders using the MACI clinical and personality scales.},
  author={Jeanette E Taylor and Therese Skubic Kemper and Bryan R. Loney and Janet A. Kistner},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={90-102}
}
Classifications for severe juvenile offenders and ones that include mental health needs are lacking. Thus, in this study, adolescent male offenders (N = 652) committed to a residential facility were clustered on personality and clinical scales of the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (Millon, 1993) into 5 groups (including 4 found in other typologies). As expected, the impulsive/reactive and psychopathy groups had more severe criminal histories and the impulsive/reactive and anxious… CONTINUE READING