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NCJ Number: 31020 Find in a Library
Title: BRIGHT DELINQUENTS - A THREE-YEAR FOLLOW-UP STUDY
Journal: BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, DELINQUENCY AND DEVIANT SOCIAL BEHAVIOR  Volume:15  Issue:4  Dated:(OCTOBER 1975)  Pages:386-390
Author(s): G TENNENT; D GATH
Corporate Author: Stevens and Sons
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Stevens and Sons
London, England
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THE RESULTS OF A COMPARATIVE PROSEPCTIVE STUDY OF 50 BRIGHT DELINQUENTS FIRST SEEN AT THE LONDON REMAND HOME BETWEEN MAY AND NOVEMBER 1967 AND A MATCHED GROUP OF DELINQUENTS OF NORMAL INTELLIGENCE.
Abstract: ALL BOYS IN THE EXPERIMENTAL GROUP HAD IQ'S OF 115 OR OVER; THE I.Q.'S OF THE 50 BOYS IN THE CONTROL GROUP FELL IN THE 90-105 RANGE. THERE WERE NOT SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE TWO GROUPS IN RECIDIVISM, NUMBER OR TYPE OF OFFENSE, OR IN THE WAY THAT THE OFFENSES COMMITTED IN THE FOLLOWUP PERIOD WERE DEALTH WITH. IT IS CONLCUDED THAT HIGH INTELLIGENCE MAKES NO DIFFERENCE TO PROGNOSIS, AT LEAST OVER THE THREE-YEAR FOLLOWUP PERIOD. REFERENCES ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Follow-up contacts; Intelligence Quotient (IQ); Juvenile delinquency factors; Recidivism; Success factors
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