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Research on Drug Courts: a Critical Review I Research on Drug Courts: a Critical Review 2001 Update Research on Drug Courts: a Critical Review 2001 Update Article Summaries
Findings from several evaluations suggest that drug court impacts may fluctuate over time, indicating the importance of multi-year or replication studies to gauge the long-term impacts of drug courts. Expand
Predicting Recidivism for Released State Prison Offenders
The likelihood of reincarceration was increased with male gender, drug involvement, offense type, and living in areas with high rates of recidivism, while older offenders and those convicted of violent or drug offenses were less likely to be reinc incarcerated. Expand
Assessing Released Inmates for Substance-Abuse-Related Service Needs
High rates of substance abuse and recidivism and limited in-prison and postrelease treatment access and transitional planning complicate community reintegration. Moreover, drug-related health andExpand
Estimating drug treatment needs among state prison inmates.
The results indicate high levels of drug involvement, but considerable variation in severity/recency of use and health and social consequences, and improvements in assessment, treatment matching, and inmate incentives are needed to conserve scarce treatment resources and facilitate inmate access to different levels of care. Expand
Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections and Addiction Treatment
Introduction.- Theories of Organizational Change Approaches.- Determining the Evidence Base for Addiction Treatment Programs.- Technology Transfer Process and Models.- Current State of theExpand
HIV risk behaviors, knowledge, and prevention education among offenders under community supervision: a hidden risk group.
It is found that probationers and parolees in New York City have high rates of unprotected sex, and limited current exposure to effective HIV education and prevention interventions. Expand
Alcohol, Drugs and Sexual Function: A Review
A new critical review of the research on the impact on male and female sexual function of psychoactive drugs including alcohol, nicotine, and illicit drugs suggests that chronic alcohol and drug abuse have clear deleterious affects on sexual functioning for many individuals. Expand
Predicting retention in a residential drug treatment alternative to prison program.
  • M. Lang, S. Belenko
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of substance abuse treatment
  • 1 September 2000
Logistic regression results found completers had more social conformity and close friends, and less need for employment counseling, felony drug convictions, drug dealing income, and unprotected sex than dropouts. Expand
The Effects of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders on Institutional Misconduct Among Female Inmates
Mentally ill offenders are disproportionately involved in prison misconduct. Although mental illness is recognized as a risk factor for poor prison adjustment, the additive nature of mental illnessExpand