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Short-term effects of restorative justice conferences on post-traumatic stress symptoms among robbery and burglary victims: a randomized controlled trial

Angel, Caroline; Sherman, Lawrence; Strang, Heather; Ariel, Barak; Bennett, Sarah; Inkpen, Nova; Keane, Anne; Richmond, Therese S


Objectives To examine the impact of face-to-face restorative justice conference (RJC) meetings led by police officers between crime victims and their offenders on victims' post-traumatic stress symptoms. Methods Two trials conducted in London randomly assigned burglary or robbery cases with consenting victims and offenders to either a face-to-face restorative justice conference (RJC) in addition to conventional justice treatment or conventional treatment without a RJC. Post-traumatic stress...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Criminology
DOI: 10.1007/s11292-014-9200-0


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