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Attention deficit disorders

Kenneth L. Appelbaum and Kevin R. Murphy.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4372 words.

The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in correctional settings is in itself problematic and quite contentious; treating the disorder more so. Community prevalence...

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Programming

Patrece Hairston and Ingrid A. Binswanger.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5838 words.

The nexus of substance use disorders and criminal justice involvement is considerable. This is particularly the case in the United States, where 48% of individuals in federal prisons were...

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Prescribed medication abuse

Anthony C. Tamburello.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4905 words.

Community abuse of prescription medication is typically limited to overuse or inappropriate sharing of medication. In jails and prisons, the demand characteristics are dramatically altered,...

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Anxiety disorders including post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Catherine F. Lewis.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4800 words.

Increasing numbers of studies of correctional populations have emphasized diagnosis with structured clinical instruments over the past two decades. These studies have primarily focused on...

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Crisis assessment and management

Reena Kapoor.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 3995 words.

Crisis calls are a common occurrence in correctional settings. Psychiatrists are often called upon to triage and manage such events. Requests for urgent psychiatric evaluations can come...

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A roadmap for providing psychiatric services to incarcerated veterans

James F. DeGroot.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 3889 words.

The incarcerated population includes an increasing number of veterans with issues specific to their past military service. The demographics, criminogenic risk factors, and life experiences...

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Personality disorders

Sundeep Virdi and Robert L. Trestman.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4704 words.

Personality disorders are highly prevalent and highly problematic in jails in prisons. Personality disorders, by definition, are associated with significant functional impairment of the...

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Standards and accreditation for jails, prisons, and juvenile facilities

Joseph V. Penn.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5130 words.

Numerous challenges confront correctional health staff in serving the needs of incarcerated adults and juveniles. Effective screening, timely referral, and appropriate treatment are...

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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 September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 2827 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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Developmental disabilities

Barbara E. McDermott.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5051 words.

While the purpose of the correctional system is multi-faceted, including punishment and removal of the offender from society, one component is rehabilitation. With no offender does this...

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Hospitalization

Michael A. Norko, Craig G. Burns and Charles Dike.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5006 words.

A significant number of people with serious mentally illness are found in correctional settings and must be provided with clinical care commensurate with their needs. Many of those needs...

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Aggression

Robert L. Trestman.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5069 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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Medication administration and management

Catherine M. Knox.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5975 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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Diagnostic review and revision

Sohrab Zahedi.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4253 words.

The criminalization of people with mental illness is a sad commentary on the United States’ mental health system. Yet, the phenomenon presents the field of psychiatry with an opportunity...

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender inmates

Randi Kaufman, Kevin Kapila and Kenneth L. Appelbaum.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5015 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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Group psychotherapy

Shama Chaiken and Brittany Brizendine.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4960 words.

Group psychotherapy has become a standard practice in community settings, prisons, and to a lesser degree in jails. While simple process groups may still play a limited role in some...

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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 September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 7361 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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Levels of care

Jeffrey L. Metzner and Kenneth L. Appelbaum.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4624 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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International perspectives and practice differences

Lindsay D. G. Thomson.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4682 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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Treatment of incarcerated sex offenders

Fabian M. Saleh, Albert J. Grudzinskas and H. Martin Malin.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4056 words.

Sex offenders are incarcerated in substantial numbers for a variety of non-violent and violent crimes, with or without diagnoses of paraphilias. The treatment of sex offenders in...

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