RECIDIVISM RATE

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The rate at which criminal or delinquent behavior is repeated. The rate is sometimes used to judge the effectiveness of intervention strategies.

RECIDIVISM RATE: "We studied the recidivism rate of armed robbery after release from prison."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RECIDIVISM RATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recidivism-rate/ (accessed June 26, 2022).

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