n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The utilisation of computerised diagnostic data for supplementary epidemiological analysis in a prison population

Volume 15, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Researchers, psychologists and criminologists are presently forced to be content with the paucity of information regarding the psychological welfare of prisoners in South Africa. Although simplified data are available in certain areas, there is an absence of more complex and insightful information. Such information is particularly important in order to determine certain correlations, tendencies and (ultimately) causal relationships regarding psychopathological behaviour.

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