Do young people who make on-line threats differ from young people who make threats in person?

Dr Vinesh Gupta1, Dr Chelsea Leach1, Dr Scott Harden1
1Forensic Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Brisbane, Australia

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Dr Vinesh Gupta is a dually trained psychiatrist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry who is currently employed as a Staff Psychiatrist with Child & Youth Forensic Outreach Services. Over his career of 25 years in psychiatry Vinesh has worked across 4 continents and has been working with adolescents involved with criminal justice system for 18 years now. He has held various administrative and academic positions over the years and is currently Chair of the Forensic Faculty of Queensland. Vinesh has a keen interest in threat assessment by young people using social media.

Dr Scott Harden is a child, adolescent and adult clinical and forensic Psychiatrist and the Medical Director of the Children’s Health Queensland Forensic Child and Youth Mental Health Service.  Dr Harden also works across private practice and is an Assisting Psychiatrist to the Mental Health Court of Queensland.

Dr Leach is an endorsed Forensic Psychologist and has extensive experience working with forensic youth in both assessment and treatment.  Dr Leach has researched and published several large studies utilising an administrative database and published a methodology paper providing guidance to researchers on the challenges and strategies when working with administrative databases.

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