A Psychodynamic Approach to Understanding Juvenile Criminality

  • Richard C. Marohn
Part of the Critical Issues in American Psychiatry and the Law book series (CIAP, volume 4)


The psychodynamics of juvenile criminality endows an exciting study. It is an inquiry that embraces the origins and history of psychoanalysis, its various viewpoints and models, inpatient and outpatient intervention modalities, and the nuances of doing psychotherapy. It touches too on compelling social and philosophical issues, and resurrects important questions about etiology and responsibility.


Adolesc Psychiatry Therapeutic Alliance Public Mental Health Juvenile Delinquency Negative Transference 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard C. Marohn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical PsychiatryNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA

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