Juvenile firesetters: Crime scene actions and offender characteristics

Pekka Santtila, H Häkkänen, L Alison, C Whyte

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Conclusions. The structural themes of firesetting behaviour appear to transpire early. The background characteristics of juvenile firesetters indicate that juvenile firesetting is often associated with antisocial behaviour and psychopathology, deserving, therefore, disparate prevention, intervention and investigation programmes.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)1–20
Number of pages20
JournalLegal and Criminological Psychology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2003
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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