Developments in the treatment for substance misuse offending

LeBoutillier, Nicholas and Love, Beverly (2010) Developments in the treatment for substance misuse offending. In: Forensic psychology: concepts, debates and practice. Adler, Joanna R. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2973-8503 and Gray, Jacqueline M., eds. Willan Publishing, Abingdon, pp. 329-348. 9781843924142.

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Abstract

The drug treatment of offenders is a contentious issue steeped in political debate and clouded in media commentary about the rights of those who are estimated to commit up to half of the United Kingdom’s acquisitive crimes (HMG, 2008). The aim of this Chapter is to provide the reader with an overview of developments in the treatment for drug misuse offending. Initially, however, a general review of drugs and crime will be conducted. This will be followed by a background review of the development of treatment services in the United Kingdom and the second half of the chapter considers recent progress in treatments for drug misuse offenders.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Adler, Joanna R. and Gray, Jacqueline M.
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Forensic Psychology Research Group
Item ID: 10133
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Depositing User: Nicholas Le Boutillier
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2013 15:47
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2019 16:22
ISBN: 9781843924142
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10133

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