The focus this week will be on substance abuse disorders and their impact on criminal offending. Based on your reading of the 2007 Swartz article, please respond to the following:
1) What trends does this author see contributing to the rise of mental illness among the incarcerated population?
2) How did the study discussed in the article proceed (do you think that this method was sound from a scientific viewpoint)?
3) What are the main conclusions from the study?