Accession Number:

ADA281787

Title:

Alcoholism, Psychopathology and Sensation-Seeking: Differences Between Male Dui First Offenders and Recidivists

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSONAFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

152.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the study was to examine the DUI offender from the Problem-Behavior Theory perspective, attempting to identify factors that contribute to DUI recidivism. Three groups, including non-DUI alcoholics n52, first time offenders n122 and recidivists n122 were compared on a number of psychosocial and demographic variables. Twelve scale scores were reduced to three factors, including Psychological Distress, Alcohol Problems and Impulsivitysensation-seeking behavior.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE