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  NCJ Number: NCJ 242742     Find in a Library
  Title: Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System: A Literature Review
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  Author(s): Anna L. S. Brandt
  Journal: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  Volume:51  Issue:8  Dated:November - December 2012  Pages:541 to 558
  Date Published: 12/2012
  Page Count: 18
  Annotation: This article discusses the increase of inmates with mental illness.
  Abstract: The number of mentally ill inmates in the criminal justice system has increased dramatically. This article evaluates the prevalence and causes of mental illness in the criminal justice system and describes the inadequate care that is provided, the effects of imprisonment, and the problem of rehabilitation. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
  Main Term(s): Mentally ill inmates
  Index Term(s): Effects of imprisonment ; Mental health ; Needs assessment ; Inmate treatment
  Type: Literature Review
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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