Mental health care in Polish penitentiary system
- Compulsory psychiatric treatment of inmates in prisons in Russia. Malkin, Dmitry // BMC Psychiatry;2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
According to article 99 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation those persons who are imprisoned for different crimes but at the same time suffer from psychiatric disorders may receive compulsory treatment by the decision of the court. It is necessary to emphasize that these psychiatric...
- Mental health treatment in the federal prison system: An outcome study. Conroy, M.A. // Federal Probation;Mar1990, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p44
Presents an outcome study of mental health treatment in the federal prison system. Patient monitoring; Characteristics of discharged patients; Further treatments.
- Federal agencies offer assistance to jail mental health coordinators. // Corrections Today;Feb94, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p18
Reports on the joint efforts of the National Institute of Corrections, the National Institute of Justice and the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) to provide technical assistance to agencies developing or implementing services for mentally ill offenders incarcerated in jails.
- Waiting for a disaster to happen. Needham-Bennett, H.; Cumming, I. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/19/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7003, p516
Discusses the need for British mental health professionals to lobby for reforms in the designation of treatment facilities in prisons. Author's experience as a psychiatrist in a prison hospital; Author's feeling of isolation.
- Impact of a dedicated service for male mentally disordered remand prisoners in north west London:... Weaver, Tim; Taylor, Fiona // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/26/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7089, p1244
Focuses on the services offered to male mentally disordered remand prisoners in London, England. Provision of regular outreach assessment sessions at prisons; Interval between remand and final transfer to National Health Service (NHS) inpatient care.
- Care of Dutch mentally ill prisoners criticised. Sheldon, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/08/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7078, p398
Details the report released by the ministries of health and justice in the Netherlands on the need for urgent action to ensure the care of mentally disturbed prisoners. Warnings on the increase in mentally disturbed patients and the severity of psychiatric complaints; Calls for an increased...
- The Future of Correctional Psychiatry: Training Residents Behind Bars. Thienhaus, Ole J. // Correctional Mental Health Report;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p35
The article focuses on mental health service in correctional facilities. Topics discussed include prevalence of psychiatric disorders among incarcerated individuals in the US.; the 2006 Special Report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); more psychiatric diagnoses among detainees; and...
- Reflections: Psychiatry in Corrections. // Correctional Mental Health Report;Mar/Apr2015, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p94
The article argues against the lack of psychiatrists working in the correctional psychiatry industry in the U.S.
- Involuntary Treatment and Forcibly Restraining Patients: Section Editor. ROBERTSON, MICHAEL // Asian Bioethics Review;Sep2013, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p226
An introduction to a series of commentaries on the case study related to involuntary treatment and forcibly restraining a deeply depressed female patient incapable of consenting to life-saving treatment is presented.