Prevalence of mental disorders in the juvenile justice system
The purpose of this chapter is to review the research literature on the prevalence of mental disorders among youth in the juvenile justice system, and to discuss some of the critical issues related to determining prevalence rates for this population. Following a discussion of general issues, recommendations are offered for improving the nature and scope of prevalence research.
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Otto, R. K.; Greenstein, J.; Johnson, M. K.; and Friedman, R., "Prevalence of mental disorders in the juvenile justice system" (1992). Mental Health Law & Policy Faculty Publications. 690.