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Meta-Analysis of Moral Reconation Therapy® Recidivism Results From Probation and Parole Implementations

  title={Meta-Analysis of Moral Reconation Therapy{\textregistered} Recidivism Results From Probation and Parole Implementations},
  author={Gregory L. Little},
Summary—A meta-analysis of nine published outcome studies detailing the effects of Moral Reconation Therapy on recidivism in parolees and probationers is presented. The studies included in the meta-analysis had a total of 2,460 MRT-treated individuals and 7,679 individuals in control groups. Only one of the studies included in this report had any affiliation with the developers of MRT. A statistically significant reduction in recidivism, defined as rearrests or reincarcerations, was found (p… 

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