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Mental health of prisoners: prevalence, adverse outcomes, and interventions

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More than 10 million people are imprisoned worldwide, and the prevalence of all investigated mental disorders is higher in prisoners than in the general population. Although the extent to which prison increases the incidence of mental disorders is uncertain, considerable evidence suggests low rates of identification and treatment of psychiatric disorders. Prisoners are also at increased risk of all-cause mortality, suicide, self-harm, violence, and victimisation, and research has outlined som...

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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/S2215-0366(16)30142-0

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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
9
Pages:
871-881
Publication date:
2016-09-05
Acceptance date:
2016-06-10
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EISSN:
2215-0374
ISSN:
2215-0366
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pubs:636437
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uri:372d8926-bdd9-4307-baba-a974a4cc67ef
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uuid:372d8926-bdd9-4307-baba-a974a4cc67ef
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pubs:636437
Paper number:
9
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English
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