Trends in violence among psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents: 1969 and 1979 compared.

@article{Inamdar1986TrendsIV,
  title={Trends in violence among psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents: 1969 and 1979 compared.},
  author={Subhash C. Inamdar and Evelyn Darrell and A. H. Brown and D. O. Lewis},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry},
  year={1986},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          704-7
        }
}
This paper reports the results of a comparison of degrees of violence in adolescents psychiatrically hospitalized in the late 1960s and adolescents hospitalized 10 years later. The authors studied a random sample of 51 adolescents, including 26 boys and 25 girls in the late 1960s, and a random sample of 51 adolescents matched for sex and race 10 years later. Psychiatrically hospitalized girls in the 1970s were significantly more violent than psychiatrically hospitalized girls in the 1960s. The… CONTINUE READING

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