UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Date

7-2009

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Forensic Psychiatry; Internet; Social Media; Adolescent Psychology; Child Psychology

Disciplines

Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

Within the last two years, I have discovered that the MySpace/Facebook/Twitter phenomenon is an effective way to connect with children, particularly hard-to-reach adolescents. I have also found the information on these web pages to be invaluable to forensic work with this age group.

Comments

Citation: Griffin, J.L. (July, 2009). MySpace or YourSpace? Using MySpace.com and other web pages in forensic evaluations of adolescents and children. Printed in Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, MA Chapter, Newsletter.

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