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Legitimacy in Policing: A Systematic Review

Mazerolle L. et al Crime, Police, Control, Public cooperation Police require voluntary cooperation from the general public to be effective in controlling crime and maintaining order. Research shows that citizens are more likely to comply and cooperate wit ...

Juvenile Curfew Effects on Criminal Behavior and Victimization

Wilson D.B. et al Curfew, Juvenile The evidence suggests that juvenile curfews do not reduce crime or victimization. Curfews restrict youth below a certain –usually 17 or 18 –from public places during nighttime. For example, the Prince George's Count ...

Behavioral, Psychological, Educational, and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review

Fong C.J. et al Cancer, Survivor In the United States, an estimated 1.5 million people are diagnosed annually with some type of cancer (American Cancer Society, 2011). Work is an important stabilizing factor for cancer survivors (Arnold, 1999). De Boer an ...

Interventions for Learning Disabled Sex Offenders

Ashman L. and Duggan L. Sex offence, Offinder, Imprisonment, Sex offending is of increasing public concern with calls for longer terms of imprisonment and closer supervision of such offenders in the community. Currently a variety of treatment approaches a ...

Interventions Intended to Reduce Pregnancy-Related Outcomes Among Adolescents

Scher L.S Maynard R.A and Stagner M. Sexual risk-taking, Teenager, Sexual health This review synthesizes the evidence on the effectiveness of programs aimed at reducing sexual risk-taking among teens. By including only rigorous randomized controlled trial ...

Independent Living Programmes for Improving Outcomes for Young People Leaving the Care System

Donkoh C. Underhill K. and Montgomery P. Young people, Care system, Independant living, Foster care This review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of independent living programmes (ILPs), a widespread and varied group of programmes intended to improve ou ...

Family Behavior Therapy (FBT) for Young People in Treatment for Non-opioid Drug Use: A Systematic Review

Lindstrom M. et al Drug use, Family therapy, This publication is a systematic Campbell review of the effect of the family therapy approach Family Behavior Therapy (FBT) for treatment for non-opioid drug use (e.g., cannabis, amphetamine, ecstasy or cocaine ...

Exercise to Improve Self- Esteem in Children and Young People

Ekeland E. et al Self-esteem, Psychological problem, Behavioural problem, Adolescent Some evidence that exercise has positive short-term effects on self-esteem in children and young people Improving self-esteem may help to prevent the development of psych ...

Employment Interventions for Return to Work in Working Aged Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Graham C.W and West M.D Brain injury, Education, Disability Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when there has been an alteration to brain function (e.g., loss of conscious, memory loss, neurologic defects) due to an external force, such as the impact of ...

E-learning of evidence-based health care (EBHC) to increase EBHC competencies in healthcare professionals: a systematic review

Rohwer A. et al Health care, Doctor, Nurse, Learning, Health outcomes Evidence-based health care (EBHC) is decision-making for health care, informed by the best research evidence. Doctors, nurses and allied health professionals need to have the necessary ...

Effects of Improved Street Lighting on Crime

Welsh B.C and Farrington D.P. Street lighting, Street Lights, Crime, Property Improved street lighting serves many functions and is used in both public and private settings. The prevention of personal and property crime is one of its objectives in public ...

The Effectiveness of Volunteer Tutoring Programs: A Systematic Review

Ritter G et al School, Education, Tutor, Tutoring, Academic performance Synopsis Based on increasing demands for accountability in schools, school administrators are looking for ways to increase the academic performance of students including tutoring. Cur ...

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): A Systematic Review

Reichow B. et all Autism Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one of the most widely used treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of our review was to examine the research on EIBI. We found a total of five stu ...

Relative Effectiveness of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers for Schooling Outcomes in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review

Baird S. et al Education Increasing educational attainment around the world is one of the key aims of the Millennium Development Goals. Cash transfer programs, both conditional and unconditional, are a popular social protection tool in developing countrie ...

The Effectiveness of Counter-Terrorism Strategies

Lum C. et al Terrorism, Anti-terrorism Since September 11th, there have been massive increases in personal, commercial, and governmental expenditures on anti-terrorism strategies, as well as a proliferation of programs designed to fight terrorism. These i ...

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): A Systematic Review

Reichow B. et all Autism, Behavioural therapy, Intervention Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one of the most widely used treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of our review was to examine the research on ...

Effects of Decentralized Forest Management (DFM) on Deforestation and Poverty in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Samii C. et al Forest, Forestry, Developing country, Conservation The authors conducted a systematic review of studies on the impact of decentralized forest management (DFM) on deforestation and poverty in developing countries. The review is motivated by ...

The Effects on Re-offending of Custodial vs. Non-custodial Sanctions: An Updated Systematic Review of the State of Knowledge

Villettaz P. et al Custodial sentence, Offending, Offender, Crime prevention As part of a broad initiative of systematic reviews of experimental or quasiexperimental evaluations of interventions in the field of crime prevention and the treatment of offend ...

Community Monitoring Interventions can reduce corruption and may improve services

Molina E. et al Corruption, Services, Income Corruption and inefficient allocation of resources in service delivery are widespread in low and middle income countries (Pande & Olken, 2011). There is increasing evidence that corruption holds back countr ...

Corporate Crime Deterrence: A Systematic Review

Crime, Offending, Offender, Legal Corporate crime is a poorly understood problem with little known about effective strategies to prevent and control it. Competing definitions of corporate crime affect how the phenomenon is studied and implications for red ...