Commentary: Competence to stand trial in juveniles and the judgment model.

  • Alan R. Felthous
  • Published 2011 in
    The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry…


In their study of 927 youths, Kivisto and colleagues found that future orientation, as well as age and intellectual ability, are associated with capacities indicating competence to stand trial. They conclude that the relationship between the capacity to make reasoned decisions and age is partially explained by variable development in future orientation. In… (More)

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