Criminogenic Factors and Recidivism

Depressive Symptoms Associated With Aggression [2017]

Violence is not usually considered to be related to depression, yet findings suggest an association between violent behavior and depression or depressive symptoms in many different disorders. A Swedish study compared the criminal records of 47,158 depressed individuals with the

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Down the Rabbit Hole – 2019-11-05

Youturn has a unique perspective of what travelling through the YCJS can look like for youth and the professionals who work with them. Through activities, discussions and knowledge sharing, the presenters will demonstrate how these perspectives have increased engagement and

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Evaluation of childhood trauma with respect to criminal behavior, dissociative experiences, adverse family experiences and psychiatric backgrounds among prison inmates – 2018

Highlights • Sociodemographic and psychometric data on female and male prison inmates were collected. • Childhood trauma, dissociation and adverse family experiences were prevalent and positively correlated. • A psychiatric background, sexual abuse and violent crimes were prominent in females. • A criminal background,

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Examining the Relationships between Cumulative Childhood Adversity and the Risk of Criminal Justice Involvement and Victimization among Homeless Adults with Mental Illnesses after Receiving Housing First Intervention [2020]

Objectives: Exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) is associated with increased risk of criminal justice involvement and repeated victimization among homeless individuals. This study aimed to (1) examine whether the relationship between cumulative ACE score and odds of experiencing criminal

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Gender differences in aggression [2018]

Highlights• In proportions of their total aggression scores, girls use more indirect aggression. • Boys use more physical aggression. • Both genders use direct verbal aggression equally much. • There are genetic components of both physical and indirect aggression. • Prenatal hormone exposure is crucial

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Gender, Child Maltreatment, and Delinquency [2018]

Prior research and theorizing have suggested that the relationship between child maltreatment and delinquent outcomes is gendered. However, research to date that has sought to test this hypothesis has been incomplete due to issues such as inconsistency in findings, focusing

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Gendered Pathways to Crime

This webinar explores the role that a history of victimization or mental health issues play in the responses of women to a correctional environment, and to the nature of the programming that women require. Learning Objectives: · Understanding the different

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