Acting Out in the Older Adolescent

  • Doris Lamb


Jackie, who is almost 17, has been caught shoplifting. She tried to take a pair of jeans and a sweater from a department store. She has been coming home late every night and sometimes does not get home until the next afternoon. She spends her evenings with different young men. She has not been going to school. What can be done to help her? How can psychotherapy be of help?


Social Skill Adolescent Girl Probation Officer Juvenile Court Street Drug 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Doris Lamb
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  1. 1.University of Southern California School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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