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Mental Health in Prison Populations


Mental health diagnoses and issues within the criminal justice system have been the focus of practitioners and resarchers. Incarcerated individuals face specific needs when it comes to reentry into society after incarceration and meeting and maintaining their mental health needs.


Amrstrong, E.R., Winters, D.E., Jaggers, J.W. Mental Health in Prison Populations: Policy, Practice, and Challenges. Springer (Ed.), Serving the Stigmatized: Working within the Incarcerated Environment (pp. 1-16). Oxford University Press.

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