ERIC Number: EJ303943
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Defendant's Previous History and Mock Sentencing.
Wear, Douglas A.; Pasewark, Richard A.
Journal of Clinical Psychology, v40 n3 p867-74 May 1984
Explores the hypothesis that in simulated situations, mock judges (N=644) will be influenced by a defendant's previous mental hospitalization history. Results confirmed that dispositions of persons with a mental health history tended to be more restrictive and to involve mandatory health treatment. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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