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ERIC Number: EJ385001
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Mentally Retarded Inmate: Prison Adjustment and Implications for Treatment.
Smith, Craig; And Others
Journal of Offender Counseling, v9 n1 p8-17 Oct 1988
Examined whether or not there were differences in the prison adaptation of mentally retarded and nonretarded inmates. Compared 439 retarded inmates, 439 matched nonretarded inmates, and 439 unmatched nonretarded inmates. Found statistically significant differences between groups in the areas of assaults on correctional officers and other prisoners, disobeying orders, possession of alcohol or narcotics, and personal hygiene. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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