Juvenile and young adult mentally disordered offenders: the role of child neuropsychiatric disorders.

@article{Siponmaa2001JuvenileAY,
  title={Juvenile and young adult mentally disordered offenders: the role of child neuropsychiatric disorders.},
  author={L Siponmaa and Marianne Kristiansson and Carin Jonson and Agneta Nyd{\'e}n and Carina I Gillberg},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={420-6}
}
A retrospective study of the prevalence of child neuropsychiatric disorders was done involving pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and Tourette syndrome in young offenders (15-22 years, n = 126) consecutively referred for presentencing forensic psychiatric investigation (FPI) in Stockholm, Sweden. Most offenders were referred for FPI because of serious offenses. Case report sheets were prepared, and retrospective neuropsychiatric DSM IV… CONTINUE READING
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