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A Prospective Study of Psychiatric Comorbidity and Recidivism Among Repeat DUI Offenders.

Arch Sci Psychol 2015 Apr;3(1):8-17

Harvard Medical School ; Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance.

Psychiatric comorbidity has emerged as a key element distinguishing DUI offenders from others, and, in some cases, distinguishing repeat offenders from first-time offenders. This paper utilizes a prospective design to determine whether the comorbid disorders identified among repeat DUI offenders can predict recidivism. Seven hundred forty-three repeat DUI offenders were recruited from a two-week inpatient treatment program at which they received a standardized mental health assessment and followed across five years post-treatment to track DUI offense, motor vehicle-related offenses, and general criminal offenses. Read More

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April 2015
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An Abbreviated Impulsiveness Scale (ABIS) Constructed through Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the BIS-11.

Arch Sci Psychol 2014 Apr;2(1):1-12

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 27710, USA.

Impulsiveness is a personality trait that reflects an urge to act spontaneously, without thinking or planning ahead for the consequences of your actions. High impulsiveness is characteristic of a variety of problematic behaviors including attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity, excessive gambling, risk-taking, drug use, and alcoholism. Researchers studying attention and self-control often assess impulsiveness using personality questionnaires, notably the common Barratt Impulsiveness Scale version 11 (BIS-11; last revised in 1995). Read More

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April 2014
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Reporting Results from Structural Equation Modeling Analyses in

Arch Sci Psychol 2013 Feb;1(1):14-22

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University.

Psychological research typically involves the analysis of data (e.g., questionnaire responses, records of behavior) using statistical methods. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/arc0000004DOI Listing
February 2013
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Judgments of Learning are Influenced by Multiple Cues In Addition to Memory for Past Test Accuracy.

Arch Sci Psychol 2013;1(1):23-32

Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Greensboro.

When people try to learn new information (e.g., in a school setting), they often have multiple opportunities to study the material. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/arc0000003DOI Listing
January 2013
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