Robert L Trestman
Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
- Commentary: toward an improved understanding of administrative segregationRobert H Berger
University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 41:61-4. 2013....
- Current and lifetime psychiatric illness among inmates not identified as acutely mentally ill at intake in Connecticut's jailsRobert L Trestman
Center for Correctional Mental Health Services Research, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5386, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:490-500. 2007..This study reinforces the need for appropriate screening and referral for treatment at intake into jail...
- The treatment of personality-disordered offenders in GermanyRobert L Trestman
Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 1410, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:229-34. 2007..Current treatment approaches and programs are described. Research initiatives and future directions for the system, and comparisons with the system in the United States conclude the article...
- Recidivism rates among mentally ill inmates: impact of the Connecticut Offender Reentry ProgramKaren L Kesten
Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
J Correct Health Care 18:20-8. 2012..A distinctly smaller percentage of CORP participants were recidivistic, indicating support for specialized reentry programs...
- Validation of a brief screening instrument for identifying psychiatric disorders among newly incarcerated adultsJulian D Ford
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, MC1410, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Psychiatr Serv 60:842-6. 2009..This study sought to cross-validate a brief mental healthscreening instrument for newly incarcerated adults with undetected psychiatric impairment...
- Treatment of impulsive aggression in correctional settingsDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing, Division of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5386, USA
Behav Sci Law 27:787-800. 2009..This article reports the implementation of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-Corrections Modified (DBT-CM) for difficult to manage, impulsive and/or aggressive correctional populations...
- Development and validation of a brief mental health screening instrument for newly incarcerated adultsJulian D Ford
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Assessment 14:279-99. 2007..Analyses of internal consistency, interrater, and retest reliability and convergent, discriminant, and criterion validity supported the psychometric status of the CMHS...
- Psychiatric use and utility of divalproex sodium in Connecticut prisonsJayesh Kamath
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 10 Talcott Notch Road, East Lobby, Third Floor, Farmington, CT 06030 6415, USA
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:358-70. 2008..001). The impulsive/aggressive subgroup was the only nonbipolar subgroup in which DVX yielded clinical benefit. This symptom-driven use of DVX is associated with clinical improvement when impulsive aggression is the target symptom...
- Systematic review of the efficacy of meditation techniques as treatments for medical illnessAlbert J Arias
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Medical School, Farmington, CT, USA
J Altern Complement Med 12:817-32. 2006....
- Relationship of anxiety, depression and alcohol use disorders to persistent high utilization and potentially problematic under-utilization of primary medical careJulian D Ford
University of Connecticut School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, MC1410, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Soc Sci Med 61:1618-25. 2005..Alcohol use disorders may be under-treated in primary care due to inconsistent attendance, few visits, and low complexity services...
- Prospective association of anxiety, depressive, and addictive disorders with high utilization of primary, specialty and emergency medical careJulian D Ford
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Ave MC 1410, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:2145-8. 2004....
- Conducting research in corrections: challenges and solutionsSara Wakai
Center for Correctional Mental Health Services Research, Department of Medicine MC6210, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
Behav Sci Law 27:743-52. 2009..The authors illustrate the implementation of a study in a correctional system that uses these strategies...
- Management of psychiatric issues in patients with intellectual disabilityRobert L Trestman
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
Conn Med 68:495-8. 2004..With greater attention now being paid to this population, continued improvement in the quality and capacity of service delivery is on the horizon...
- Prevalence and treatment of personality disorders in Dutch forensic mental health servicesCorine De Ruiter
Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:92-7. 2007..Current treatment modalities are described. Research initiatives and future directions for the system are presented...
- Risk of incarceration between cohorts of veterans with and without mental illness discharged from inpatient unitsSteven K Erickson
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
Psychiatr Serv 59:178-83. 2008..Data were compared before and after the closure of over 80% of the Connecticut VA psychiatric inpatient beds in 1996...
- Neurobiologic function and temperament in subjects with personality disordersVivian Mitropoulou
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
CNS Spectr 8:725-30. 2003....
- Risperidone in the treatment of schizotypal personality disorderHarold W Koenigsberg
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10468, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 64:628-34. 2003..Side effects were generally well tolerated, and there was no group difference in dropout rate for side effects. CONCLUSION: Low-dose risperidone appears to be effective in reducing symptom severity in SPD and is generally well tolerated...
- Mental Health Research Infrastructure in CorrectionsRobert Trestman; Fiscal Year: 2007..TAU. RISP investigators will work with new investigators (including Psychiatry residents) to design subsequent dissemination research studies that will build upon the protocols and findings completed in the first funding period. ..