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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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SAENZ ROJAS, Mario Alberto. Características de privados de libertad por causa penal evadidos de un centro de confianza en Costa Rica: Centro San Agustín, 1997. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 1999, vol.16, n.1-2, pp.58-64. ISSN 2215-5287.

Is realized an analysis of sociodemographic and criminological variables about escape events happened in the San Agustín Semi-Institutional Center during 1997. Is detached the fact that one significative dimension of who violated the execution of the private grief, was discounting judgements of property crimes. Also, stand out that a large majority of the total of escape people presented a record about problematic comsuption of some drug and, besides, multiple drugs comsuption. According the facts is finished that it can’t be founded a singular cause relation between the escape and the drugs abuse, by the opposite, both behaviors are look like manifestations about some damage situation in the psychosocial level.

Keywords : Escapes; Trust regime; Drugs abuse; Prisoners; Prison System; Costa Rica.

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