ABSTRACT The etiology of forensic dual diagnosis and the efficacy of psychosocial substance use interventions remain poorly understood. This multi-study: (1) Examined what is empirically known about forensic psychosocial substance use interventions; (2) Empirically quantified from forensic inpatient’s perspectives (n  12) psychosocial risk factors relevant to substance using behaviors (Study 1); and (3) Evaluated from forensic service users (  12) and service providers (  9) standpoint the acceptability and feasibility of a novel substance use intervention (Study 2). Findings showed that (1) Existing interventions are of limited effectiveness; and (2) Eleven etiological psychosocial risk factors and two bifurcative pathways are arguably implicated in substance using behaviors.

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