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ERIC Number: EJ555134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-9674
Accuracy of Psychologists' Short-Term Predictions of Future Criminal Behavior among Juveniles.
Hagan, Michael P.; King, Sandra L.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v25 n1-2 p129-41 1997
Analyzed two prison psychologists' accuracy of predictions of criminality to see how reliably such predictions could be made. Results indicate that the psychologists, using clinical judgment alone, accurately identified a subpopulation significantly more likely to engage in future acts of violence within a one-year follow-up period. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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