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NCJ Number: 30631 Find in a Library
Title: ADOLESCENT PEER NETWORKS - AN ALTERNATIVE TO ALIENATION
Journal: CORRECTIVE AND SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY AND JOURNAL OF BEHAVIOR TECHNOLOGY METHODS AND THERAPY  Volume:21  Issue:4  Dated:(OCTOBER 1975)  Pages:1-3
Author(s): R R RAUBOLT
Corporate Author: Martin Psychiatric Research Foundation, Inc
Mid-Continent Hospital
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Martin Psychiatric Research Foundation, Inc
Olathe, KS 66061
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SPECIAL GROUP SESSIONS AND PEER SELF-SELECTED GROUPS ARE SUGGESTED AS SUPPORT SYSTEMS WHICH INSIST ON SHARING, INTERDEPENDENCE, HONESTY, CONCERN, AND INVOLVEMENT IN DEALING WITH ADOLESCENT DEVIANCE.
Abstract: UTILIZATION OF PEERS, CHOSEN BY THE ADOLESCENT CLIENTS, ENABLES THE ADOLESCENT TO TAKE AN ACTIVE ROLE IN HIS OWN THERAPY, AS WELL AS OFFERING A SOURCE OF IDENTIFICATION WITH THE THERAPEUTIC INSTITUTION. COMMITMENTS MADE TO SELF-CHOSEN PEERS, MOREOVER, WERE FOUND TO BE LESS OFTEN BROKEN, AND CONTACT IS MAINTAINED BEYOND THE THERAPY SESSIONS.
Index Term(s): Adolescent attitudes; Alienation; Behavior modification; Deviance; Group therapy; Youthful offenders
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