Predicting Desistance or Persistence in the Substance-Abusing, Mentally Ill, Supervised Offender Population Using Laub and Sampson's (2001) Social Controls and Individual Factors Theory
Rodney B. Delaney, John M. Laux, Nick J. Piazza, Martin H. Ritchie, Morris Jenkins
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling
2 APR 2014
This study investigated the relationship that social controls and individual factors have on the persistence rate in the substance-abusing, mentally ill, supervised offender population (N = 886). The data predicted 83% of persistence.