The presence of recidivistic firesetting behaviors was identified using information taken from the Juvenile Fire Risk Interview Form (Fineman, 1997b).
However, juveniles who were identified as being cruel to animals were more likely than those who were not cruel to animals to engage in recidivistic firesetting, [chi square](1) = 25.
Greater understanding of extreme behaviours such as multiple murder may facilitate our understanding of other solitary recidivistic
These include the implementation of highly successful Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse programs, as well as the coordinated use of numerous electronic monitoring technologies as a proven effective approach to reducing recidivistic
behavior in low risk offenders.
46) According to the Court, some conduct can be defined as more reprehensible than other actions, particularly: (1) where physical harm results; (2) if the harm is economic, where it was suffered by a particularly vulnerable target; (3) where there is evidence that the defendant acted intentionally or with reckless disregard for the safety of others; or (4) where such conduct was recidivistic
160) Studies of recidivistic
violent offenders, adults with antisocial personality disorder, and antisocial adolescents have all documented statistically significant reductions in levels of cortisol, the main circulating stress hormone.
Cognitive-behavioral programs have the potential to reduce the rate of recidivism in some inpatients with major mental illness and a history of recidivistic
aggression, crime, or both, reported Dr.
Offenders, particularly recidivistic
offenders, frequently demonstrate antisocial characteristics.
Also noteworthy is that drug abstinence treatment alone was found to do little to reduce recidivistic
behavior among juvenile offenders.
We in corrections sometimes share the impression that offenders are more recidivistic
than they really are.