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Treatment of substance-abusing jail inmates. Examination of gender differences.
- R. Peters, A. L. Strozier, M. Murrin, W. Kearns
- Journal of substance abuse treatment
- 1 July 1997
Females incarcerated for drug-related offenses represent one of the fastest growing populations within jails and prisons. The few studies of female offenders with substance abuse disorders depict a… Expand
Predictors of Retention and Arrest in Drug Courts
Effectiveness of screening instruments in detecting substance use disorders among prisoners.
This study examined the effectiveness of several screening instruments in detecting substance use disorders among prison inmates. A sample of 400 male inmates were administered eight different… Expand
Intervention Strategies for Offenders with Co-Occurring Disorders: What Works?
Co-occurring substance use and mental disorders in the criminal justice system: a new frontier of clinical practice and research.
This editorial introduces this special section of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, which focuses on justice-involved persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (CODs). It… Expand
Substance abuse treatment for adults in the criminal justice system: Treatment Improvement Protocol TIP 44
Development of substance abuse problems among drug-involved offenders. Evidence for the telescoping effect.
PURPOSE The present study was designed to evaluate gender differences in the development of substance abuse disorders among drug-involved offenders and to determine whether women in this population… Expand
Prevalence of DSM-IV substance abuse and dependence disorders among prison inmates.
- R. Peters, P. Greenbaum, J. Edens, C. Carter, M. M. Ortiz
- The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse
- 1 November 1998
The study examined the 30-day and lifetime prevalence of DSM-IV alcohol and drug disorders among state prison inmates. A sample of 400 inmates consecutively admitted to a state prison reception… Expand
Treating prison inmates with co-occurring disorders: an integrative review of existing programs.
The tremendous growth in state and federal correctional populations has focused greater attention on the needs of mentally ill and substance abusing inmates. Although an estimated 3-11% of prison… Expand
Effectiveness of Treatment-Based Drug Courts in Reducing Criminal Recidivism
This study examined outcomes for two treatment-based drug court programs during a 30-month follow-up period. Outcomes for drug court graduates were contrasted with those of nongraduates and of… Expand