Female Offenders

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Anglin, M. D., & Hser, Y. (1987). Addicted women and crime. Criminology, 25(2), 359-397. (21.1)

Falkin, G. P., Wellisch, J., Prendergast, M. L., Kilian, T., Hawke, J., Natarajan, M., Kowalewski, M., & Owen, B. (1994). Drug treatment for women offenders: A systems perspective. (National Institute of Justice Grant 92-IJ-CX-K018). New York: National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.; Los Angeles: Drug Abuse Research Center. (18.34)

Hall, E. A., Baldwin, D. M., & Prendergast, M. (2001). Substance abuse treatment: Barriers to success for women on parole. Human Organization, 60(3), 225-233.

Hall, E. A., Prendergast, M. L., Wellisch, J., Patten, M., & Cao, Y. (2004). Treating drug-abusing women prisoners: An outcomes evaluation of the Forever Free program. The Prison Journal, 84(1), 81-105.

Hser, Y., Anglin, M. D., & Chou, C. (1991). Narcotics use and crime among addicted women: Longitudinal patterns and effects of social interventions. In T. Mieczkowski (Ed.), Drugs, crime, and social policy: Research, issues, and concerns (pp. 197-221). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. (21.4)

Hser, Y., Chou, C., & Anglin, M. D. (1990). The criminality of female narcotics addicts: A causal modeling approach. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 6(2), 207-228. (21.3)

Messina, N., Burdon, W., Hagopian, G., & Prendergast, M. (2006). Predictors of prison-based treatment outcomes: A comparison of men and women participants. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 31(3).

Messina, N., Burdon, W., & Prendergast, M. (2006). Prison-based treatment outcomes for women. The Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 3, 333-343.

Messina, N. P., Burdon, W. M., & Prendergast, M. L. (2003). Assessing the needs of women in institutional therapeutic communities. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 37(2), 89-106.

Messina, N., & Grella, C. (2006). Childhood trauma and women’s health: A California prison population. American Journal of Public Health, 96(10), 1842-1848.

Messina, N. P., Grella, C., Burdon, W. M., & Prendergast, M. L. (2006). Childhood adverse events and current traumatic distress: A comparison of men and women prisoners. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 96(10), 1842-1848.

Messina, N. P., & Prendergast, M. L. (2001). Therapeutic community treatment for women in prison: Some success, but the jury is still out. Offender Substance Abuse Report, 1(4), 49-56.

Monahan, G. (1996). A profile of pregnant drug-using arrestees in California: The relationship among sociodemographic characteristics, reproductive and drug addiction histories, HIV/STD risk behaviors, and utilization of prenatal care services and substance abuse treatment programs. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. (21.24)

Prendergast, M. L., Wellisch, J., & Falkin, G. P. (1995). Assessment of and services for substance-abusing women offenders in community and correctional settings. Prison Journal, 75(2), 240-256. (21.9)

Prendergast, M. L., Wellisch, J., & Falkin, G. P. (1996). Drug treatment for women offenders: Research in brief. Unpublished manuscript, University of California, Los Angeles, Drug Abuse Research Center. (18.39)

Prendergast, M. L., Wellisch, J., & Wong, M. M. (1996). A study of women on parole who graduated from the Forever Free Substance Abuse Program: Treatment experiences, needs and services, outcomes. Final evaluation report. (Contract #C94.217). Sacramento, CA: Office of Substance Abuse Program, California Department of Corrections. (21.16)

Prendergast, M. L., Wellisch, J., & Wong, M. M. (1996). Residential treatment for women parollees following prison-based drug treatment: Treatment experiences, needs and services, outcomes. Prison Journal, 76(3), 253-274. (21.20)

Prendergast, M., Wellisch, J., & Wong, M. (1996). Residential treatment for women parolees following prison drug treatment: Treatment experiences, needs and services, outcomes. Prison Journal, 76(3), 253-274.

Wellisch, J., Anglin, M. D., & Prendergast, M. L. (1993). Numbers and characteristics of drug-using women in the criminal justice system: Implications for treatment. Journal of Drug Issues, 23(1), 7-30. (21.13)

Wellisch, J., Anglin, M. D., & Prendergast, M. L. (1993). Treatment strategies for drug-abusing women offenders. In J. A. Inciardi (Ed.), Drug treatment and criminal justice (pp. 5-29). Newbury Park, CA: Sage. (21.10)

Wellisch, J., Falkin, G. P., & Prendergast, M. L. (1994). Drug treatment for women offenders: Research agenda. (National Institute of Justice Grant 92-IJ-CX-K018). New York: National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.; Los Angeles: UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center. (18.38)

Wellisch, J., Prendergast, M. L., & Anglin, M. D. (1994). Drug-abusing women offenders: Results of a national survey. (Research in Brief: NCJ 149261). Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice. (21.12)

Wellisch, J., Prendergast, M. L., & Anglin, M. D. (1994). Jail: A found opportunity for intervening with drug-abusing pregnant women. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 1, 17-38. (21.11)

 



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