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An Evaluation of an In-prison Therapeutic Community: Treatment Needs and Recidivism

Volume 83 Number 2
September 2019

Research has found mixed results regarding Therapeutic Community (TC) programming and favorable outcomes over time. The current study examines the prediction of three-year recidivism outcomes using multiple psychosocial and criminal thinking predictors. Results indicate that the Hostility and Entitlement measures were significant predictors of three-year recidivism rates.