The Effectiveness of Interactive Journaling in Reducing Recidivism Among Substance-Dependent Jail Inmates

@article{Proctor2012TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Interactive Journaling in Reducing Recidivism Among Substance-Dependent Jail Inmates},
  author={Steven L. Proctor and N. Hoffmann and S. Allison},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  year={2012},
  volume={56},
  pages={317 - 332}
}
  • Steven L. Proctor, N. Hoffmann, S. Allison
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
  • The present study sought to evaluate the influence of interactive journaling on criminal recidivism and identify significant predictors of recidivism among a sample of 183 male inmates incarcerated in a local jail facility randomly assigned to either an interactive journaling condition or a control group. All participants met DSM-IV-TR criteria for substance dependence, had their current offense indicate substance involvement, and had a minimum of one previous arrest in the prior 12 months. The… CONTINUE READING

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