After a guilty verdict - studies

1. What did Wheately find?

  • There was general health improvements, better sleep and reduced craving for the offenders. The symptoms increased by 15% for drug users.
  • 92% of the offenders improved on one measure. 48% improved on two measures.
  • Those who completed the cognitive skills programme: 18% re-convicted after one year and 15% re-convicted after two years.
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2. Who researched the effect of prison situation and roles?

  • Zimbardo
  • Dooley
  • Gillis & Nafekh

3. What did Eberhardt find?

  • There was a significant decrease in recidivism in those who committed violent and property crimes. However, it only works for those offenders who have more personal victims.
  • Those with 'stereotypical black features' had a 57.5% chance of being given the death penalty.
  • 88% found probation useful. Over 60% felti t helped with problems. 37% said it would stop re offending altogether.

4. Who researched anger management?

  • Wheately
  • Ireland
  • Cann

5. What did Sherman and Strang find?

  • Those with 'stereotypical black features' had a 57.5% chance of being given the death penalty.
  • There was a significant decrease in recidivism in those who committed violent and property crimes. However, it only works for those offenders who have more personal victims.
  • 88% found probation useful. Over 60% felti t helped with problems. 37% said it would stop re offending altogether.

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