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dc.contributor.authorGonçalves, Leonel C.por
dc.contributor.authorGonçalves, Rui Abrunhosapor
dc.contributor.authorMartins, C.por
dc.contributor.authorDirkzwager, Anja J. E.por
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-04T12:55:45Z-
dc.date.issued2014-08-
dc.identifier.issn0093-8548por
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/53893-
dc.description.abstractThis meta-analysis was conducted to examine predictors of two indicators of inmates' adjustment to prison life: institutional infractions and health care utilization. Focusing on male prisoners, the final data set consisted of 90 studies and produced 1,815 correlations. Predictors were grouped into personal and contextual characteristics. Regarding institutional infractions, the strongest personal predictors were prior prison misconduct, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, antisocial traits, institutional risk, and younger age. At the contextual level, higher infraction rates were observed in prisons with more gang activity, and in prisons housing more inmates and a larger proportion of maximum security inmates. Major correlates of health care utilization were prior mental health problems, older age, and physical symptoms. Moderator effects were observed for prison sample size, sample selection, length of follow-up, geographic location, and type of analysis. These findings may help to improve prison classification procedures to optimize prisoners' management and treatment.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherSAGE Publicationspor
dc.rightsclosedAccesspor
dc.subjectPrisonerspor
dc.subjectAdjustmentpor
dc.subjectMeta-analysispor
dc.subjectInfractionspor
dc.subjectHealth carepor
dc.titlePredicting infractions and health care utilization in prison: a meta-analysispor
dc.typearticle-
dc.peerreviewedyespor
oaire.citationStartPage921por
oaire.citationEndPage942por
oaire.citationIssue8por
oaire.citationVolume41por
dc.date.updated2018-04-04T10:14:56Z-
dc.identifier.essn1552-3594por
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/0093854814524402por
dc.description.publicationversioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionpor
dc.subject.wosSocial Sciences-
sdum.export.identifier4984-
sdum.journalCriminal Justice and Behaviorpor
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