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Understanding the Mental State of and Psychotherapy with Adolescents with Socially Deviant and Unlawful Behavior 901
Hans-Werner Reinfried is a well-known Swiss psychologist and psychotherapist. Dr. Reinfried’s clients are adolescent offenders, whom the court has indicated to undergo the individual therapy as a rehabilitative measure. The author described his work of many years with adolescents and adults who have committed a crime as being a representative of one of the psychoanalysis schools, the depth psychotherapy, in several books, one of which was published in Russia ("Murderers, robbers, thieves ... Psychotherapy in the penitentiary system." - M .: "Medicine", 2003). The first part of the Dr. Reinfried’s original article written specially for the Russian readers is presented.
Keywords: adolescent offenders, social relations, attachment theory, psychotherapy, family relationships, position of children in family.