The Role of Emotional Distress and ADHD on Institutional Behavioral Disturbance and Recidivism Among Offenders.

@article{Gonzlez2016TheRO,
  title={The Role of Emotional Distress and ADHD on Institutional Behavioral Disturbance and Recidivism Among Offenders.},
  author={Rafael A Gonz{\'a}lez and Gisli H. Gudjonsson and June Wells and Susan Young},
  journal={Journal of attention disorders},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={368-78}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the role of emotional distress as well as ADHD symptomatology in explaining (a) recidivism, (b) behavioral disturbances in prison, and (c) violent and nonviolent offending. METHOD In all, 196 male prisoners from Aberdeen prison completed the Symptom Checklist-90, which examines various clinical symptoms and emotional distress. Current adult symptoms were assessed by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.; DSM-IV… CONTINUE READING