UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

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Document Type



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


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


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.


Griffin, J.L. (July, 2009). MySpace or YourSpace? Using 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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Massachusetts AFCC Newsletter



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