Mental Health and Violent Youth: A Developmental/Lifecourse Perspective
J Clin Psychiatry 2009;70(6):940-941 [book review]
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From our regular book review column.
In her book Mental Health and Violent Youth, Denise
Paquette Boots, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of Criminology at
the University of Texas at Dallas, examines the relationship between
youth mental illness and future violent crime. In this
work, the author addresses the national economic, medical, social,
and psychological costs of violence and discusses current trends in American violent criminal behaviors as they pertain to
youth mental illness.
The author conveys a developmental perspective of violent
crime and provides an overview of published longitudinal
studies on the correlation between youth mental health and