Raising the stakes, people with these sorts of abnormal compulsions tend to have high rates of recidivism, observes Davison.
Violent criminals in America have shockingly high rates of recidivism.
He also suggested, however, that any recidivism would be met with a yanking of support.
But the basis for his conclusion was far scarier than any threat of recidivism.
The goal is to reduce the burden of prison costs while also reducing the recidivism rate.
In time we have come to realize that our punitive methods not only do not tend to do away with recidivism, but enhance it.
Every psychologist will tell you that past violent behaviour is the best predictor of future recidivism.
Some part of the recidivism here is undoubtedly due to the kind of occupations which a child can carry on while attending school.
Their recidivism is not due to an inability to distinguish between right and wrong.
The foregoing cases, while distinctly abnormal mentally, owe their recidivism to a qualitative rather than a quantitative defect.
recidivism re·cid·i·vism (rĭ-sĭd'ə-vĭz'əm)
A tendency to lapse into a previous pattern of behavior, especially a pattern of criminal habits.
The relapse of a disease or symptom. Also called recidivation.