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NCJ Number: 31495 Find in a Library
Title: INDICATORS OF CRIMINALITY DURING TREATMENT FOR DRUG ABUSE
Journal: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE  Volume:2  Issue:1  Dated:(1975)  Pages:123-136
Author(s): H L LONG; R G DEMAREE
Corporate Author: Marcel Dekker, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: Marcel Dekker, Inc
New York, NY 10016
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PRESENT STUDY OF CRIMINALITY - AS INDICATED BY AN ILLEGAL MEANS OF SUPPORT, ARRESTS, AND TIME JAIL - DURING TREATMENT FOR DRUG ABUSE REVEALED NO TRENDS OVER THE FIRST YEAR OF TREATMENT.
Abstract: A SAMPLE OF 3483 OUTPATIENTS WAS FOLLOWED FOR THE FIRST 6 TO 12 MONTHS IN METHADONE MAINTENANCE OR DRUG-FREE TREATMENT PROGRAMS AT 31 DIFFERENT AGENCIES PARTICIPATING IN THE DRUG ABUSE REPORTING PROGRAM. GREATER EVIDENCE OF CRIMINALITY WAS FOUND, HOWEVER, FOR MALES, MEXICANAMERICANS, AND 23-25 YEAR OLD PATIENTS THAN FOR OTHER GROUPS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Crime Statistics; Data analysis; Drug abuse; Drug treatment programs; Offender profiles
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