Substance use, criminal activity, and mental health among violent and nonviolent rural probationers

J. Matthew Webster, Megan F. Dickson, Daniel M. Saman, Allison Mateyoke-Scrivner, Carrie B. Oser, Carl Leukefeld

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Abstract

Differences between violent and nonviolent probationers were examined in the growing, yet understudied, rural probation population. Violent rural probationers had higher rates of substance use, criminal activity, and mental health symptoms than did nonviolent rural probationers. Implications for practitioners are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-111
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Addictions and Offender Counseling
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Law

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