oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Tourette Syndrome (TS) and violence in juveniles
|Article Title||Tourette Syndrome (TS) and violence in juveniles|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||79 - 82|
|Keyword(s)||Accountability, Chemical imbalance, Children's medication, Chromosomal aberration, Crime prevention, Genetic disorder, Judicial implications, Rehabilitation, Serotonin-agonist drug, Treatment for syndrome and Victimisation of parents|
Violent and aggressive children receive much attention from psychologists, social workers and criminologists, but parents as victims of the verbal and physical abuse of their children are often ignored. These parents usually suffer in silence and experience feelings of guilt, anxiety, hopelessness, powerlessness and have a need for empathy and emotional support.
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