ERIC Number: EJ900497
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Substance Abuse and Prison Recidivism: Themes from Qualitative Interviews
Phillips, Lindsay A.
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, v31 n1 p10-24 Oct 2010
This qualitative analysis explores the role of substance abuse in reentry from prison to society. Participants who recidivated (N = 20) in an urban prison system identified substance abuse as their primary reason for recidivism. Treatment implications are discussed.
Descriptors: Recidivism, Substance Abuse, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Interviews, Criminals, Urban Areas, Barriers, Males, Coping, Rehabilitation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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