Determinants of delinquency in female West Indian Migrants.

  • A W Burke
  • Published 1982 in The International journal of social psychiatry


A sample of young West Indian females were interviewed whilst being on remand for petty offences. Most were suffering from adjustment reactions of adolescence, a half had previously been convicted and a third gave a history of parasuicide. On investigation, it was found that there had been a characteristic pattern of multiple separation experiences, which… (More)


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@article{Burke1982DeterminantsOD, title={Determinants of delinquency in female West Indian Migrants.}, author={A W Burke}, journal={The International journal of social psychiatry}, year={1982}, volume={28 1}, pages={28-34} }