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Psychiatry in prisons and corrections

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Over 11 million people are imprisoned worldwide at any given time. Despite methodological challenges, high levels of psychiatric morbidity in people in prison have been documented in many countries, including low- and middle-income countries. Research has consistently shown high levels of major depression, psychosis, posttraumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders and, to a lesser extent, developmental disorders among individuals in prison. Existing evidence also reported high prevalen...

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Published
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5383-5365
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
202836/Z/16/Z
Publisher:
Springer
Publication date:
2023-03-28
Acceptance date:
2022-08-02
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EISBN:
978-3-030-42825-9
ISBN:
978-3-030-42825-9
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1335634
Local pid:
pubs:1335634
Deposit date:
2023-04-05

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