Journal article

Effectiveness of interventions for convicted DUI offenders in reducing recidivism: a systematic review of the peer-reviewed scientific literature.

Peter G Miller, Ashlee Curtis, Anders Sønderlund, Andrew Day, Nic Droste

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Driving under the influence (DUI) is a major cause of death and disability. Although a broad array of programs designed to curb DUI incidents are currently offered to both first-time and recidivist DUI offenders, existing evaluations of the effectiveness of these programs have reported mixed results. OBJECTIVE: To synthesize the results of DUI program evaluations and determine the strength of the available evidence for reducing recidivism for different types of programs. METHODS: A systematic review of all EBSCO databases, EMBASE, PubMed, ProQuest, Sociological Abstracts and TRIS was conducted to identify evaluations of treatments/interventions to prevent DUI offenses. Additional..

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