The Development and Persistence of Types of Comorbid Disorders in Delinquent Youth
Poster Session VII - Board: VII-154
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
The development and persistence of comorbid mental and substance use disorders among detained youths were examined over time. Prevalence rates decreased at the follow-up interview, yet they remained higher than general population rates. Results emphasize the need for more effective treatments to intervene and prevent comorbid disorders in detained youths.