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The ability of juvenile offenders with personality immaturity to conscious leadership by their actions 1631


Fedonkina A.A.
PhD in Psychology, Researcher, Federal state budgetary institution «Serbsky Federal medical research Centre of Psychiatry and Narcology» of the Ministry of healthcare of the Russian Federation , Moscow, Russia

This article discusses the characteristics of the phenomenon of personality immaturity, stand out its main features, described differences in their quantitative representation of juvenile offenders, clinical features the diagnosis of mental disorders in juvenile offenders with personality immaturity. Special attention is given to how identified characteristics of personality immaturity affects to the ability of juvenile offenders to conscious regulation of their activities, including the potential ability and current ability of minors accused to realize the significance of their actions and control them when they commit socially dangerous acts. The studied parameters are compared in samples of juvenile offenders with personality immaturity and without it.

Keywords: personality immaturity, juvenile offenders, impaired development, personality development, the lag of mental development not associated with mental disorder, conscious regulation of activity.

Column: Juvenile Legal Psychology


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