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Diagnostic prevalence and comorbidity

Stuart D. M. Thomas.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4986 words.

Prisons and jails remain a growth industry, with many countries increasing correctional services to cope with the ever-burgeoning inmate population. One longstanding issue is the perceived...

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Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

Edited by Robert Trestman, Kenneth Appelbaum and Jeffrey Metzner.

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 468 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry addresses the history, structure, and processes of correctional psychiatry, including case law, human rights, ethics, organization and funding...

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Recovery and recidivism reduction for offenders with mental illness

Merrill Rotter, Virginia Barber-Rioja and Faith Schombs.

in Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5333 words.

Treatment of individuals with mental illness who have justice involvement has the same goals as the treatment of those without justice involvement: ameliorating symptoms, minimizing...

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Achieving positive outcomes for justice-involved people with behavioural health disorders

David A. D’Amora, Mai P. Tran and Fred C. Osher.

in Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 8266 words.

Across the United States, a disproportionate number of individuals with behavioural health disorders (mental, substance-use, or co-occurring disorders) are under correctional supervision....

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The interface of general psychiatric and forensic psychiatric services

Lisa Wootton, Tom Fahy and Simon Wilson.

in Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 9045 words.

This chapter examines community psychiatric service provision for mentally disordered offenders, focussing on the United Kingdom and United States. In doing so, it acknowledges that...

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Sex offender treatment

John M. W. Bradford, Giovana V. de Amorim Levin, Adekunle G. Ahmed and Sanjiv Gulati.

in Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 8010 words.

There are many misconceptions about sexual-offender treatment, which are particularly magnified when it comes to understanding and managing the risk of sexual offending in the community....

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US outpatient commitment in context: When is it ethical and how can we tell?

Jeffrey W. Swanson, Marvin S. Swartz and Daniel D. Moseley.

in Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 6846 words.

Outpatient commitment is the legal practice of using civil court orders to mandate mental health treatment in the community for certain adults with serious and chronic mental illnesses. In...

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Introduction

Colin Campbell and Jackie Craissati.

in Managing Personality Disordered Offenders

September 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 9435 words.

The UK government’s Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) strategy has provided a unique opportunity to revise the way in which health and criminal justice agencies collaborate in order to...

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Case identification and formulation

Phil Minoudis and Jake Shaw.

in Managing Personality Disordered Offenders

September 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 10728 words.

The aims of this chapter are twofold. First, it outlines methods by which high-risk offenders with personality disorder can be identified in large samples of offenders. It presents a...

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A law that does not discriminate against people with mental illness

George Szmukler.

in Men in White Coats

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 7367 words.

To eliminate the discrimination in mental health law, a form of law (‘Fusion Law’) is proposed that is generic, equally applicable across the entire range of medical specialties (and indeed...

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Use of restraint and emergency medication

Gerard G. Gagné.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4463 words.

Most community hospitals have seen a reduction in the use of restraints in inpatient psychiatric units. The use of emergency medication remains a mainstay in emergency departments and...

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered inmates

Randi Kaufman, Kevin Kapila and Kenneth L. Appelbaum.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4803 words.

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population has been, and remains, disenfranchised in many ways. Despite increasing acceptance of sexual orientation, evidenced by recent...

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Levels of care

Jeffrey L. Metzner and Kenneth L. Appelbaum.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4530 words.

Just as in community settings, there is a continuum of care for mentally ill inmates in correctional settings. This continuum progresses from ambulatory care through supported residential...

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Medication administration and management

Catherine M. Knox.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5157 words.

The courts and professional organizations recognize access to clinically appropriate and timely treatment with psychotropic medication as an essential element of an adequate correctional...

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General medical disorders with psychiatric implications

Erik J. Garcia and Warren J. Ferguson.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 2743 words.

Traditionally the domain of consultation/ liaison psychiatry, the challenge of recognizing and then appropriately treating the psychiatric complications of general medical disorders...

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International perspectives and practice differences

Lindsay D. G. Thomson.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4408 words.

Across the developed world, services for those with mental disorder in prison have been established but are seldom equivalent to those found in the community. Prisoners are largely the...

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Aggression

Robert L. Trestman.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4812 words.

Managing aggression is a challenge for psychiatry in all settings. Recognizing opportunities for appropriate assessment and intervention in correctional settings is an important component...

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Suicide risk management

Kerry C. Hughes and Jeffrey L. Metzner.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 7387 words.

There are many risks associated with incarceration, and a substantial one is suicide. Virtually every completed suicide generates litigation. Prevalence, demographics, trends, screening and...

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Ethics in correctional mental health

Philip J. Candilis and Eric D. Huttenbach.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4822 words.

Working as a psychiatrist in a jail or prison presents many ethical issues, many unique to the correctional setting. Obligations to the law, professional standards, the community, and...

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Hypnotic agents and controlled substances

Ingrid Li, Arthur Brewer and Rusty Reeves.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 3426 words.

Sleep medications are among the most frequently prescribed medications in the community. Many other Class II controlled substances, such as benzodiazepines and opiate medications, have...

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