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Anger Management Treatment Programs for Individuals who are Incarcerated, on Probation, or on Parole: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: May 19, 2015
Project Number: RA0760-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of anger management treatment programs for the reduction in recidivism in individuals who are incarcerated, on parole, or on probation?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding best practice for anger management treatment programs for the reduction in recidivism in individuals who are incarcerated, on parole, or on probation?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of anger management treatment programs for the reduction in recidivism in individuals who are incarcerated, on parole, or on probation.