Over the past two decades, researchers and clinicians have become increasingly interested in understanding the sexually delinquent behavior of juveniles . Investigations have documented the high rates of histories of interpersonal trauma in juvenile sex offenders [2,3], as well as their high prevalence of mental health problems . Exposure to interpersonal traumatic events is consistently associated with multiple mental health problems for justice system youths, regardless of the presence/absence of a history of sexual offending [5-9].
|Title of host publication||The Societal Burden of Child Abuse: Long-Term Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences|
|Publisher||Apple Academic Press|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2015|
|Name||The Societal Burden of Child Abuse: Long-Term Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences|