criminal behavior

The Reciprocal Lagged Effects of Substance Use and Recidivism in a Prisoner Reentry Context

Citation
Link and Hamilton. (2017). The reciprocal lagged effects of substance use and recidivism in a prisoner reentry context. Health and Justice 5:8 DOI 10.1186/s40352-017-0053-2
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Abstract

Background

Much work has investigated the association between substance use, crime, and recidivism, yet little scholarship has examined these associations longitudinally among samples of recently released prisoners. We examine the lagged reciprocal effects of hard substance use and crime, among other covariates, in the context of the prisoner reentry process.