Pre- and posthospitalization alcoholic arrests in a rural state.

@article{Pasewark1978PreAP,
  title={Pre- and posthospitalization alcoholic arrests in a rural state.},
  author={R A Pasewark and J R Durbin},
  journal={The International journal of the addictions},
  year={1978},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={675-81}
}
Arrest rates of 180 male alcoholics admitted to the Wyoming State Hospital in 1969 were compared with the general Wyoming population during 1965--1973. Results indicated: (1) 67% of the alcoholics had no arrests before or after hospitalization; (2) prehospitalization arrest rates of alcoholics were higher than the general population for robbery, assault, sex offenses, theft, public intoxication, drunk driving, traffic offenses, and vagrancy; (3) following hospitalization, alcoholic arrest rates… CONTINUE READING