Andrea GLENN

Nationality American
Year of selection2010
InstitutionInstitute of Mental Health
CountrySingapore
RiskLife risks

Type of support

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Granted amount

81 000 €

Duration

2 years

Adapting Treatments for Juvenile Delinquency?

“Juvenile delinquency and risk-taking are a societal problem faced worldwide. Youth who engage in repetitive and persistent antisocial behavior are more likely to continue perpetrating crime and violence into adulthood,” says Dr. Andrea Glenn. For the first time, the efficiency of combined treatments—biological (nutritional) and psychosocial (social skills training)—is tested in reducing problem behavior in youth, leading to more personalized treatments for youth who are at risk for criminal behavior.

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