Source: (2003) Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 16: 581–591.

Antisocial behaviour and mental illness in adulthood place a high social and financial burden on societies. Rapidly developing knowledge base about both, whether the natural history, overlap, or the increasingly promising findings of evidence based results from prevention, early and late intervention programmes, delivered to children and adolescents, in the context of family, community and institutions, can reduce the context of family, community and institutions, can reduce the review.(Excerpt). The article also contains a brief discussion on the use of restorative justice programmes with juvenile sexual offenders.