Victims of fraud: comparing victims of white collar and violent crime.
L. Ganzini, B. McFarland and J. Bloom,
Bull. Amer. Acad. Psychiatry & the Law
18(1): 55-63, 1990.
Mental health professionals have focused attention on the psychiatric sequelae of criminal
victimization. This article compares the experience of white collar and violent crime victims on
several parameters including statistical risk of victimization and psychiatric outcome after
victimization. Emphasis is given to data obtained from interviewing 77 victims of a fraudulent
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