Correlates of offense severity and recidivism probability in a Canadian sample.

@article{Mandelzys1979CorrelatesOO,
  title={Correlates of offense severity and recidivism probability in a Canadian sample.},
  author={N Mandelzys},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1979},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={897-907}
}
  • N Mandelzys
  • Published 1979 in Journal of clinical psychology
Related the severity of the most recent offense (Offense Severity Scale) and the probability of recidivism (California Base Expectancy Scale) to a number of social/background and psychometric variables in a sample of inmates incarcerated in a Canadian federal institution (N = 457). Multpile regression indicated that when the group was considered as a totality the most consistent relationships with both offense severity and probability of recidivism centered on the background variables, in… CONTINUE READING

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