After a Guilty Verdict – How Psychology Can Inform the Penal System
1.1 Planned Behaviours Once Freed From Jail
· Applying Azjens theory to the likelihood of successful integration for offenders leaving jail, the outcome will depend upon the positive intention to stay out of prison.
· This will be influenced by the prisoners’ beliefs about the value of life on the outside and how much confidence they have that they can control what will happen to them.
· Their attitude to ‘going…