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Although there has been considerable research on attachment and delinquency, few studies have focused on gender differences. This study used a survey of adolescent boys and girls incarcerated in the Wyoming Boys' and Girls' Schools to examine (a) differences in boys' and girls' level of...
Male prison inmates within 2 weeks of release were recruited to evaluate a prerelease HIV prevention intervention. A total of 414 inmates were randomly assigned to receive the intervention or to a comparison group. All participants completed a face-to-face survey at baseline; high rates of...
Although research suggests that cognitive restructuring programs reduce recidivism, little is known about the effects of such programs on institutional behavior. This study compared randomly selected inmates who participated in other self-help programs and randomly selected inmates who...
There is general agreement that delinquent youths are not all alike and, consequently, cannot be expected to respond to a given program in the same way. Program effects may be positive or negative, depending on person-program interactions. The aim of this article is to introduce a method for...
According to self-control theory, crime and accident involvement are positively related. Gottfredson and Hirschi (1990) argued that this relation is spurious and results from the fact that both accidents and crime are the result of a lack of self-control. In particular, they argued that a...
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