Psychiatric Consultation to a Parole Board

  • Bruce Harry
  • Niels C. Beck
Part of the Critical Issues in American Psychiatry and the Law book series (CIAP, volume 5)


Parole, the early release from a felony prison incarceration to community supervision, is a common part of the criminal justice system’s response to crime. By 1981, it was estimated that 243,880 adults, representing 11% of all those under some form of correctional supervision, were on parole in the United States.1 That same report also noted that “approximately 75% [of all eligible prisoners] are released to parole supervision.”


Antisocial Personality Disorder Correct Classification Rate Discriminant Function Analysis Community Supervision Stepwise Discriminant Function Analysis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce Harry
    • 1
    • 1
  • Niels C. Beck
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatrySchool of Medicine, University of Missouri—ColumbiaColumbiaUSA

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