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 financial scheme. [References: 32]