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Baseline interview

Upon enrollment in the study, participants completed a baseline interview

Baseline interview content

The baseline covered six domains: (a) background characteristics (e.g., demographics, academic achievement, psychiatric diagnoses, offense history, neurological functioning, psychopathy, personality), (b) indicators of individual functioning (e.g., work and school status and performance, substance abuse, mental disorder, antisocial behavior), (c) psychosocial development and attitudes (e.g., impulse control, susceptibility to peer influence, perceptions of opportunity, perceptions of procedural justice, moral disengagement), (d) family context (e.g., household composition, quality of family relationships), (e) personal relationships (e.g., quality of romantic relationships and friendships, peer delinquency, contacts with caring adults), and (f)community context (e.g., neighborhood conditions, personal capital, social ties, and community involvement). Because of the comprehensive nature and length of the baseline assessment, the interview was broken into two, 2-hour sessions.

The following link will direct you to a complete list of the measures included in the baseline as well as the reference for each measure. The codebook tab on this website will provide a description of each measure:  Baseline Reference List