prisons

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Summary: Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Prisons and mental health
    Scott A Allen
    N Engl J Med 356:197-8. 2007
  2. pmc Tuberculosis incidence in prisons: a systematic review
    Iacopo Baussano
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, UPO A Avogadro and CPO Piemonte, Novara, Italy
    PLoS Med 7:e1000381. 2010
  3. ncbi HIV in prison in low-income and middle-income countries
    Kate Dolan
    Program of International Research and Training, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:32-41. 2007
  4. pmc Screening and rapid molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis in prisons in Russia and Eastern Europe: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Daniel E Winetsky
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001348. 2012
  5. pmc Modeling the impact of tuberculosis control strategies in highly endemic overcrowded prisons
    Judith Legrand
    U 707, INSERM, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e2100. 2008
  6. pmc Accessing antiretroviral therapy following release from prison
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Mail Route 1007, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    JAMA 301:848-57. 2009
  7. ncbi HIV prevalence amongst injecting drug users in Iran: a systematic review of studies conducted during the decade 1998-2007
    Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar
    Iranian Research Center for HIV AIDS IRCHA, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Keshavarz Blvd, Postal code 14197 33141, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Drug Policy 23:271-8. 2012
  8. pmc Feasibility and outcome of HCV treatment in a Canadian federal prison population
    John Farley
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Public Health 95:1737-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in a state correctional facility
    Scott A Allen
    Rhode Island Department of Corrections, 39 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:187-90. 2003
  10. ncbi Tuberculosis and HIV control in sub-Saharan African prisons: "thinking outside the prison cell"
    Stewart E Reid
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Infect Dis 205:S265-73. 2012

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  1. ncbi Prisons and mental health
    Scott A Allen
    N Engl J Med 356:197-8. 2007
  2. pmc Tuberculosis incidence in prisons: a systematic review
    Iacopo Baussano
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, UPO A Avogadro and CPO Piemonte, Novara, Italy
    PLoS Med 7:e1000381. 2010
    Transmission of tuberculosis (TB) in prisons has been reported worldwide to be much higher than that reported for the corresponding general population.
  3. ncbi HIV in prison in low-income and middle-income countries
    Kate Dolan
    Program of International Research and Training, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:32-41. 2007
    High prevalence of HIV infection and the over-representation of injecting drug users (IDUs) in prisons combined with HIV risk behaviour create a crucial public-health issue for correctional institutions and, at a broader level, the ..
  4. pmc Screening and rapid molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis in prisons in Russia and Eastern Europe: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Daniel E Winetsky
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001348. 2012
    b>Prisons of the former Soviet Union (FSU) have high rates of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and are thought to drive general population tuberculosis (TB) epidemics...
  5. pmc Modeling the impact of tuberculosis control strategies in highly endemic overcrowded prisons
    Judith Legrand
    U 707, INSERM, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e2100. 2008
    Tuberculosis (TB) in prisons is a major health problem in countries of high and intermediate TB endemicity such as Brazil...
  6. pmc Accessing antiretroviral therapy following release from prison
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Mail Route 1007, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    JAMA 301:848-57. 2009
    ..The extent to which HIV-infected inmates experience ART interruption following release from prison is unknown...
  7. ncbi HIV prevalence amongst injecting drug users in Iran: a systematic review of studies conducted during the decade 1998-2007
    Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar
    Iranian Research Center for HIV AIDS IRCHA, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Keshavarz Blvd, Postal code 14197 33141, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Drug Policy 23:271-8. 2012
    ..This systematic review intended to find and collect all relevant studies, assess the quality of data and provide estimations on the national prevalence over time...
  8. pmc Feasibility and outcome of HCV treatment in a Canadian federal prison population
    John Farley
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Public Health 95:1737-9. 2005
    ..HCV treatment in correctional inmates is feasible and effective...
  9. ncbi Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in a state correctional facility
    Scott A Allen
    Rhode Island Department of Corrections, 39 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:187-90. 2003
    ..Currently, there are few reports of treatment outcomes of this common infection in this setting...
  10. ncbi Tuberculosis and HIV control in sub-Saharan African prisons: "thinking outside the prison cell"
    Stewart E Reid
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Infect Dis 205:S265-73. 2012
    ..In this article, we describe the challenges inherent in current approaches to tuberculosis control in prisons and consider the alternatives...
  11. ncbi Chest radiograph screening for tuberculosis in a Hong Kong prison
    C C Leung
    Department of Health, TB and Chest Service, 4 F Shaukiwan Jockey Club Clinic, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:627-32. 2005
    ..Long-stay prisoners are not regularly screened for TB in Hong Kong...
  12. ncbi Hepatitis C and B prevalence in Spanish prisons
    P Saiz de la Hoya
    Servicios Médicos, Centro Penitenciario Fontcalent, 03113, Alicante, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:857-62. 2011
    ..Methods This was an observational, cross-sectional study which randomly selected 18 Spanish prisons to participate, with 21 prisoners per centre...
  13. pmc Incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C in prisons and other closed settings: results of a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sarah Larney
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Hepatology 58:1215-24. 2013
    People detained in prisons and other closed settings are at elevated risk of infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
  14. pmc Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter study
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Infect Dis 8:33. 2008
    b>Prisons are known to be high-risk environments for the spread of bloodborne and sexually transmitted infections...
  15. ncbi Scaling up methadone maintenance treatment for opioid-dependent prisoners in Iran
    Marziyeh Farnia
    The Iran Prison Organisation, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Drug Policy 21:422-4. 2010
    ..In response, several prevention interventions including methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) have been introduced into prisons in Iran.
  16. ncbi Controlling tuberculosis in prisons against confinement conditions: a lost case? Experience from Cameroon
    J Noeske
    German Development Cooperation GTZ, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:223-7, i. 2011
    Tuberculosis (TB) is recognised as a major public health problem in the prisons of sub-Saharan Africa. In Cameroon, the main prisons have created diagnostic and treatment units linked to the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP).
  17. ncbi Tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa--the need for improved health services, surveillance and control
    Justin O'Grady
    Department of Infection, University College London Medical School, Windeyer Institute, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, UK
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 91:173-8. 2011
    b>Prisons have long been associated with rapid transmission of infectious diseases. The HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has fuelled the spread of TB and HIV in prisons...
  18. ncbi Contact screening and latent TB infection treatment in Singapore correctional facilities
    C B E Chee
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:1248-52. 2005
    ..Singapore, a city-state with a tuberculosis (TB) incidence rate of 47 per 100000 population in 2000...
  19. pmc Pulmonary tuberculosis and drug resistance in Dhaka central jail, the largest prison in Bangladesh
    Sayera Banu
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 5:e10759. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), its drug resistance and risk factors in Dhaka Central Jail, the largest prison in Bangladesh...
  20. pmc Tobacco use by male prisoners under an indoor smoking ban
    Ross M Kauffman
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:449-56. 2011
    ..Patterns of tobacco use among prisoners were explored to determine the impact of incarceration in a facility with an indoor smoking ban on tobacco use behaviors...
  21. pmc Meta-analysis of drug-related deaths soon after release from prison
    Elizabeth L C Merrall
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Addiction 105:1545-54. 2010
    ..For precise, up-to-date understanding of these risks, a meta-analysis was conducted on the risk of drug-related death in weeks 1 + 2 and 3 + 4 compared with later 2-week periods in the first 12 weeks after release from prison...
  22. pmc HIV and incarceration: prisons and detention
    Ralf Jürgens
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:26. 2011
    ..living conditions sometimes amounting to inhuman or degrading treatment in violation of international law, make prisons and other detention centres a high risk environment for the transmission of HIV...
  23. pmc Outcomes after chemotherapy with WHO category II regimen in a population with high prevalence of drug resistant tuberculosis
    Francine Matthys
    Epidemiological and Disease Control Unit, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 4:e7954. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Health and human rights concerns of drug users in detention in Guangxi Province, China
    J Elizabeth Cohen
    Independent Consultant, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e234. 2008
    ..We conducted an assessment of the impact of detention on drug users' access to HIV prevention and treatment services and consequent threats to fundamental human rights protections...
  25. ncbi Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis and comparative evaluation of screening strategies in a Brazilian prison
    A Sanchez
    Secretaria de Administração Penitenciária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:633-9. 2005
    ..A prison (1171 male inmates) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  26. pmc Mass incarceration can explain population increases in TB and multidrug-resistant TB in European and central Asian countries
    David Stuckler
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 1ST, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13280-5. 2008
    Several microlevel studies have pinpointed prisons as an important site for tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistant TB in European and central Asian countries...
  27. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of methadone maintenance treatment versus wait list control in an Australian prison system
    Kate A Dolan
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:59-65. 2003
    ..The aim was to determine whether methadone maintenance treatment reduced heroin use, syringe sharing and HIV or hepatitis C incidence among prisoners...
  28. ncbi Tuberculosis and multidrug resistance in Zambian prisons, 2000-2001
    C Habeenzu
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1216-20. 2007
    Data on prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Zambian prisons are lacking.
  29. pmc HIV/AIDS among inmates of and releasees from US correctional facilities, 2006: declining share of epidemic but persistent public health opportunity
    Anne C Spaulding
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7558. 2009
    ..The share of the HIV/AIDS epidemic borne by inmates of and persons released from jails and prisons in the United States (US) in 1997 was estimated in a previous paper...
  30. ncbi Prison health in Russia: the larger picture
    Alexey Bobrik
    Open Health Institute, Grokholskiy Pereulok, 28, Moscow 129010, Russian Federation
    J Public Health Policy 26:30-59. 2005
    ..There are many reports of the adverse conditions in Russian prisons, often highlighting the consequences for health, in particular, risks of HIV, tuberculosis, and other infectious ..
  31. ncbi Mental health care in prisons
    John Reed
    Br J Psychiatry 182:287-8. 2003
  32. ncbi Resumption of smoking after release from a tobacco-free correctional facility
    Thomas Lincoln
    Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    J Correct Health Care 15:190-6. 2009
    ..More efforts and resources are needed to determine successful tobacco cessation interventions during incarceration and after release...
  33. pmc The first condom machine in a US jail: the challenge of harm reduction in a law and order environment
    Mary Sylla
    Center for Health Justice, 900 Avila Street, Suite 301, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:982-5. 2010
    Most US jails and prisons do not provide condoms to prisoners because of concerns about possible negative consequences...
  34. ncbi Use of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) as a screening tool in prisons: results of a preliminary study
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 32:158-62. 2004
    ..Subjects had a mean of 2.8 disorders. The potential use of the MINI as a screening tool in prison settings is discussed...
  35. ncbi The effects of a prison smoking ban on smoking behavior and withdrawal symptoms
    Karen L Cropsey
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980109, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Addict Behav 30:589-94. 2005
    ..An interaction was found such that distressed smokers had the highest level of nicotine withdrawal. These results have implications for how smoking bans are instituted in prison settings...
  36. ncbi Unhealthy prisons: exploring structural determinants of prison health
    Nick de Viggiani
    School of Health, Community and Policy Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol
    Sociol Health Illn 29:115-35. 2007
    ..As agencies of disempowerment and deprivation, prisons epitomise the antithesis of a healthy setting...
  37. ncbi Combined pegylated interferon and ribavirin for the management of chronic hepatitis C in a prison setting
    Sergio Sabbatani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum, S Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:274-8. 2006
    ....
  38. pmc Release from prison--a high risk of death for former inmates
    Ingrid A Binswanger
    Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:157-65. 2007
    ..The period immediately after release may be challenging for former inmates and may involve substantial health risks. We studied the risk of death among former inmates soon after their release from Washington State prisons.
  39. pmc Addressing institutional amplifiers in the dynamics and control of tuberculosis epidemics
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:30-7. 2011
    Tuberculosis outbreaks originating in prisons, mines, or hospital wards can spread to the larger community...
  40. pmc A review of medical and substance use co-morbidities in Central Asian prisons: implications for HIV prevention and treatment
    Panagiotis Vagenas
    Yale School of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, AIDS Program, New Haven, CT, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:S25-31. 2013
    ..This review assembled and aggregated recent data on drug-related health problems and respective healthcare services in the CJS of Central Asia and the Republic of Azerbaijan...
  41. ncbi Screening for tuberculosis on admission to highly endemic prisons? The case of Rio de Janeiro State prisons
    A Sanchez
    Programa de Controle de Tuberculose, Coordenação de Gestão em Saude Penitenciária, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1247-52. 2009
    Rio de Janeiro (RJ) State prisons, where tuberculosis (TB) is highly endemic.
  42. ncbi Prison suicide in 12 countries: an ecological study of 861 suicides during 2003-2007
    Seena Fazel
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:191-5. 2011
    ..Although suicide rates among prisoners are high and vary between countries, it is uncertain whether this reflects the importation of risk from the general population or is associated with incarceration rates...
  43. pmc Elements of well-being affected by criminalizing the drug user
    Martin Y Iguchi
    Drug Policy Research Center, RAND, 1700 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S146-50. 2002
    ..The authors examine the possible adverse consequences of incarceration on drug offenders, their families, and their communities...
  44. pmc Public health and the epidemic of incarceration
    Dora M Dumont
    The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:325-39. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV prevention
    Timothy P Flanigan
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S78-83. 2010
    ..Jail-based screening of infectious diseases, especially for HIV and STIs, in conjunction with treatment and linkage to community care has thus far been a neglected component of HIV prevention among high-risk communities...
  46. ncbi Strategies to enhance linkages between care for HIV/AIDS in jail and community settings
    Jeffrey Draine
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    AIDS Care 23:366-77. 2011
    ..The individual and multi-site evaluations aim to provide new data on testing, treatment, and community linkages from jails that will further develop our knowledge base on effective intervention strategies in these settings...
  47. ncbi Preventing suicide in prisons, part I. Recommendations from the International Association for Suicide Prevention Task Force on Suicide in Prisons
    Norbert Konrad
    Institute of Forensic Psychiatry Charité, Berlin, Germany
    Crisis 28:113-21. 2007
    ..As a first step, this paper presents an update of the WHO guide by the Task Force on Suicide in Prisons, created by the International Association for Suicide Prevention...
  48. ncbi Interventions to reduce HIV transmission related to injecting drug use in prison
    Ralf Jürgens
    HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet Infect Dis 9:57-66. 2009
    ..of HIV infection and drug dependence among prisoners, combined with the sharing of injecting drug equipment, make prisons a high-risk environment for the transmission of HIV...
  49. ncbi Indoor air quality in prisons before and after implementation of a smoking ban law
    S K Proescholdbell
    Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, 1932 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699 1932, USA
    Tob Control 17:123-7. 2008
    ..To ascertain whether a new indoor smoking ban law in North Carolina correctional facilities was successfully implemented and whether the indoor air quality has improved as a result...
  50. ncbi Development and evaluation of tuberculosis screening scores in Brazilian prisons
    N Fournet
    INSERM, UMR S 707, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, Paris F 75012, France
    Public Health 120:976-83. 2006
    Tuberculosis (TB) is highly endemic in Rio de Janeiro State prisons. In addition to TB screening at entry and passive case detection, active case identification may be warranted.
  51. ncbi Pulmonary tuberculosis in the Central Prison of Douala, Cameroon
    J Noeske
    German Technical Cooperation, BP 4400 gtz, Douala, Cameroon
    East Afr Med J 83:25-30. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of and factors associated with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in an urban prison in sub-Saharan Africa...
  52. pmc Treating drug abuse and addiction in the criminal justice system: improving public health and safety
    Redonna K Chandler
    Services Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    JAMA 301:183-90. 2009
    ..We summarize relevant neuroscientific findings and evidence-based principles of addiction treatment that, if implemented in the criminal justice system, could help improve public heath and reduce criminal behavior...
  53. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in New York State prisons
    Franklin D Lowy
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:911-8. 2007
    ..We conducted a survey to determine the prevalence of nasal colonization with S. aureus in 2 New York State prisons. S...
  54. ncbi The prevalence of mental disorders in Spanish prisons
    Enric Vicens
    Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Crim Behav Ment Health 21:321-32. 2011
    ..The prevalence of mental disorders among prisoners has been researched in a few countries worldwide but never previously in Spain...
  55. pmc Prisons as social determinants of hepatitis C virus and tuberculosis infections
    Niyi Awofeso
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, c o M431, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Public Health Rep 125:25-33. 2010
    ..However, despite modern prisons' strong influence on the transmission and clinical outcomes of infectious diseases, custodial authorities and ..
  56. pmc Prevalence of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C among entrants to Maryland correctional facilities
    Liza Solomon
    Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, AIDS Administration, 500 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Urban Health 81:25-37. 2004
    ..These data indicate that hepatitis C remains an important public health concern among entrants to jail and prison and is complicated with coinfections that need to be addressed for effective treatment...
  57. pmc Imprisoned and imperiled: access to HIV and TB prevention and treatment, and denial of human rights, in Zambian prisons
    Katherine W Todrys
    Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:8. 2011
    Although HIV and tuberculosis (TB) prevalence are high in prisons throughout sub-Saharan Africa, little research has been conducted on factors related to prevention, testing and treatment services.
  58. ncbi Tobacco in prisons: a focus group study
    R Richmond
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, 2052, Australia
    Tob Control 18:176-82. 2009
    ..To examine the role of tobacco use in prison and possible influences of the prison environment on smoking among inmates in the context of developing inmate smoking cessation programmes...
  59. ncbi Antiretroviral treatment in correctional facilities
    Emanuele Pontali
    Health Services, Prison of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    HIV Clin Trials 6:25-37. 2005
    ..To identify and describe the relevant issues and difficulties associated with provision of antiretroviral therapy in correctional facilities...
  60. ncbi A framework for management of hepatitis C in prisons
    Anne C Spaulding
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:762-9. 2006
    The prevalence of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in prisons ranges from 12% to 31%. There are generally accepted--albeit still evolving--guidelines for identification and treatment of hepatitis C in the community...
  61. ncbi Primary care and health insurance among women released from New York City jails
    Joshua Lee
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:200-17. 2006
    ..These data highlight the need to plan for continuity of care from corrections to the community and suggest further that this can be facilitated with provision of health benefits and social support...
  62. pmc Public health implications for adequate transitional care for HIV-infected prisoners: five essential components
    Sandra A Springer
    AIDS Program, Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:469-79. 2011
    ....
  63. ncbi Asserting prisoners' right to health: progressing beyond equivalence
    Tim Exworthy
    Department of Forensic Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychiatr Serv 63:270-5. 2012
    ..The AAAQ framework could lead to more equitable standards of health care that can be applied to international settings...
  64. pmc Psychosocial characteristics and social networks of suicidal prisoners: towards a model of suicidal behaviour in detention
    Adrienne Rivlin
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e68944. 2013
    ..Strategies to reduce self-harm and suicide in prisoners should include attention to such factors. ..
  65. ncbi Evaluation of an extensive tuberculosis contact investigation in an urban community and jail
    S Bur
    Division of Tuberculosis Control, Refugee and Migrant Health, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:S417-23. 2003
    ..Urban community and jail...
  66. pmc Implementing methadone maintenance treatment in prisons in Malaysia
    Jeffrey A Wickersham
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, AIDS Program, 135 College Street Suite 323, New Haven, CT 06510 2283, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 91:124-9. 2013
    ..For this reason, the country undertook a three-phase roll-out of a methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) programme. In Phase 3, described in this paper, MMT was implemented within prisons and retention in care was assessed.
  67. ncbi Psychosis in the community and in prisons: a report from the British National Survey of psychiatric morbidity
    Traolach Brugha
    University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences, Brandon Mental Health Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Rd, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:774-80. 2005
    Reports of increased rates of psychosis in prisons could be due to sampling and ascertainment differences...
  68. ncbi Miniature chest radiograph screening for tuberculosis in jails: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    T F Jones
    Tuberculosis Control Program, Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee 37247, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:77-81. 2001
    ..Miniature chest radiography should be strongly considered as an important tool in the fight to eliminate tuberculosis from the high-risk populations that may be reached through screening in jails...
  69. pmc Challenges and strategies for research in prisons
    Zoltan L Apa
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Nurs 29:467-72. 2012
    In this article, we discuss some of the challenges encountered while conducting research in two maximum security prisons and approaches we found helpful to facilitate the research process through the development of collaborative ..
  70. ncbi Who succeeds in jail diversion programs for persons with mental illness? A multi-site study
    Brian Case
    Policy Research Associates, Inc, Delmar, NY 12054, USA
    Behav Sci Law 27:661-74. 2009
    ..The results suggest that services targeted to diverted individuals with mental illness should address public safety goals, not just those of public health...
  71. ncbi Problems in prisons worldwide, with a particular focus on Russia
    V Stern
    International Centre for Prison Studies, School of Law, Kings College, London, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 953:113-9. 2001
    The link between prisons and disease has existed as long as prisons have been used for punishment. The prisons of the world still have high rates of infection with hepatitis, HIV, mental illness, and tuberculosis...
  72. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and hepatitis C in an Indonesian prison: prevalence, risk factors and implications of HIV screening
    Erni J Nelwan
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1491-8. 2010
    ....
  73. pmc Male prisoners and HIV prevention: a call for action ignored
    Ronald L Braithwaite
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:759-63. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi Treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus in the virginia department of corrections: can compliance overcome racial differences to response?
    Richard K Sterling
    Section of Hepatology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0341, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:866-72. 2004
    ..The present study describes our experience of treating HCV in the inmate population of the Virginia Department of Corrections...
  75. ncbi [Evolution of the need and coverage of syringe exchange programs in Spanish prisons, 1992-2009: A revised estimation]
    L De la Fuente
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Esp Sanid Penit 14:86-90. 2012
    The objective of this paper is to amend the bias included in our previous work, presenting a corrected estimation of the need and coverage of syringes/needles in Spanish prisons between 1992 and 2009.
  76. ncbi Influenza outbreak in a correctional facility
    N Awofeso
    New South Wales Corrections Health Service
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:443-6. 2001
    ..Influenza control within institutions is feasible using such strategies, although it requires considerable planning to have such approaches in place during winter--a time when institutional staff absenteeism is typically high...
  77. ncbi Workplace abuse among correctional health professionals in New South Wales, Australia
    Aaron W Cashmore
    NSW Public Health Officer Training Program, New South Wales Ministry of Health, Level 7, 73 Miller Street, North Sydney, NSW 2059, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:184-90. 2012
    ..Among nurses, medical doctors and allied health professionals, 299 usable surveys were returned; a response rate of 42%...
  78. ncbi Tobacco policy in American prisons, 2007
    R M Kauffman
    The Ohio State University College of Public Health, M 006 Starling Loving Hall, 320 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Tob Control 17:357-60. 2008
    To examine current tobacco policy in US prisons and explore changes in prison tobacco policies over time.
  79. ncbi Psychosocial work environment, interpersonal violence at work and psychotropic drug use among correctional officers
    Eric Lavigne
    Laval University, Canada
    Int J Law Psychiatry 33:122-9. 2010
    ..Psychological harassment was not found to be an intermediate factor...
  80. ncbi Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected prisoners: reincarceration and the lack of sustained benefit after release to the community
    Sandra A Springer
    Yale AIDS Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 2283, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1754-60. 2004
    ..More effective community-release programs are needed for incarcerated patients with HIV disease...
  81. ncbi Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus infection and associated factors among prison inmates in state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
    Alcione Cavalheiro Faro Stief
    Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, MS, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 43:512-5. 2010
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of HBV infection and associated factors among prison inmates in Campo Grande, MS...
  82. ncbi Consensual sex between men and sexual violence in Australian prisons
    Juliet Richters
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Arch Sex Behav 41:517-24. 2012
    Estimates of the incidence of sexual coercion in men's prisons are notoriously variable and fraught with conceptual and methodological problems...
  83. pmc Tuberculosis screening in the federal prison system: an opportunity to treat and prevent tuberculosis in foreign-born populations
    D L Saunders
    Health Services Division, Central Office, Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP, Washington, DC 20534, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:210-8. 2001
    ..populations are becoming more important for targeted national TB control efforts, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) reviewed inmate medical data to evaluate risk factors associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection ..
  84. pmc Availability and capacity of substance abuse programs in correctional settings: A classification and regression tree analysis
    Faye S Taxman
    Administration of Justice Department, George Mason University, Manassas, VA 20110, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 103:S43-53. 2009
    ..We used classification and regression tree statistical procedures to identify how multi-level data can explain the variability in availability and capacity of substance abuse treatment programs in jails and probation/parole offices...
  85. ncbi Reducing smoking prevalence in Australian prisons: a review of policy options
    Niyi Awofeso
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 1:211-8. 2002
    ..the appropriateness of common policy initiatives put forward for reducing smoking prevalence in Australian prisons and suggests that, currently, apart from total prohibition and restriction on brands of tobacco, several policies ..
  86. pmc Influence of environmental factors on mental health within prisons: focus group study
    Jo Nurse
    North and Mid Hampshire Health Authority, Harness House, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 9NB
    BMJ 327:480. 2003
    ..To increase understanding of how the prison environment influences the mental health of prisoners and prison staff...
  87. ncbi Situational variables and institutional violence: a systematic review of the literature
    Lisa Gadon
    Department of Psychology, Centre for the Study of Violence, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G41 0BA, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:515-34. 2006
    ..The relationships among physical, verbal and/or sexual face-to-face violence and situational factors in prisons and closed psychiatric settings were reviewed...
  88. ncbi Depression and work family conflict among corrections officers
    Chiwekwu Obidoa
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1294-301. 2011
    ..This article assessed work-to-family conflict (W-FC) and family-to-work conflict (F-WC) and their impact on depression among corrections officers in two correctional facilities in the United States...
  89. ncbi An ecological study of factors associated with rates of self-inflicted death in prisons in England and Wales
    Morven Leese
    Health Services Research Department, P029, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:355-60. 2006
    ..was to assist in the development of interventions for reducing the incidence of self-inflicted deaths in prisons in England and Wales, by identifying risk factors, including overcrowding, positive drug tests, the number of ..
  90. ncbi Nutritional studies in Victorian prisons
    Kenneth J Carpenter
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
    J Nutr 136:1-8. 2006
  91. ncbi Prevalence of Mantoux positivity and annual risk of infection for tuberculosis in New South Wales prisoners, 1996 and 2001
    Michael H Levy
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Justice Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 18:119-24. 2007
    ..This study compares the prevalence of Mantoux positivity among prisoners in NSW in 1996 and 2001 and examines factors associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection...
  92. pmc Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV and risk factors in entrants to Irish prisons: a national cross sectional survey
    J Long
    Department of Community Health, Trinity College Center, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin 24, Republic of Ireland
    BMJ 323:1209-13. 2001
    ..the prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen, hepatitis C virus, and HIV in entrants to Irish prisons and to examine risk factors for infection...
  93. ncbi Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in New Zealand prisons: a national study
    P M Brinded
    Academic Unit of Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:166-73. 2001
    ..The paper describes the methodologies and results obtained on a large cohort of prison inmates in New Zealand who were screened for psychiatric disorder...
  94. ncbi Persons with major psychiatric illness in prisons--a three years study
    Arnab Banerjee
    SEVAC Mental Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre, Kolkata 700063
    J Indian Med Assoc 107:14-6. 2009
    A research project entitled 'operation oasis' was implemented in West Bengal prisons by SEVAC, supported by the National Human Rights Commission of India for identification of the persons suffering from major psychiatric illnesses (ie, ..
  95. pmc The impact of antiretroviral therapy in a cohort of HIV infected patients going in and out of the San Francisco county jail
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e7115. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effect of ART administration in a cohort of jail inmates going in and out of jail over a nine year period...
  96. pmc Should smoking be banned in prisons?
    T Butler
    National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Western Australia
    Tob Control 16:291-3. 2007
  97. ncbi Parental incarceration, attachment and child psychopathology
    Joseph Murray
    Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 12:289-309. 2010
    ..Carefully designed longitudinal studies, randomized controlled trials, and cross-national comparative research are required to test these hypotheses...
  98. ncbi Social-cognitive determinants of help-seeking for mental health problems among prison inmates
    Philip Skogstad
    Massey University and Correctional Services, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Crim Behav Ment Health 16:43-59. 2006
    ..Prisoners experience high rates of mental health problems and suicidal behaviours. Failure to seek help may exacerbate these problems and limit opportunities to participate in offending-related programmes...
  99. ncbi A review of prison health and its implications for primary care nursing in England and Wales: the research evidence
    Louise Condon
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Glenside, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1201-9. 2007
    To provide a systematic overview of the policy and practice literature concerned with the primary healthcare needs of prisoners in England and Wales and to address the implications of these health needs for nurses working in prisons.
  100. ncbi History of arrest, incarceration and victimization in community-based severely mentally ill
    Mary Castle White
    University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, Department of Community Health Systems, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, California 94143 0608, USA
    J Community Health 31:123-35. 2006
    ..Healthcare providers should solicit histories to include these events in order to understand and provide optimal care and case management services...
  101. ncbi A retro disease on the loose. Rise of hepatitis C in prisons may fuel outbreak in general population
    Albert Knapp
    New York University School of Medicine, USA
    Mod Healthc 35:34. 2005

Research Grants63

  1. SCABIES: BIOLOGY, CULTURE, HOST SPECIFICITY AND ANTIGENS
    Larry G Arlian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and affects 1-10% of the general population while it more commonly occurs in extended care facilities and prisons. In the United States and Europe, sporadic outbreaks occur in daycare centers, schools, work environments, the ..
  2. Easy-to-Use, Low-Cost, Handheld Retinal Camera for Screening for Diabetic Retinop
    RANDAL CHINNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Settings include hospitals, nursing homes, life care facilities, prisons, schools, ambulances, military environments, clinics, and homes...
  3. Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in Tijuana
    Steffanie A Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Administrative records from drug treatment programs, the police department and jails/prisons will be obtained to serve as independent outcome measures and assess city-level trends...
  4. Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(1/6)Philadelphia Coord/Data Mgmt Site
    CHARLES P O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..it will influence the care given to probationers and parolees and likely relieve some of the overcrowding of our prisons. The data from this study can also be used by the FDA to evaluate the benefits of this treatment that could ..
  5. The Demography of Prisoner Reentry: Residential Moves & Changing Social Contexts
    JEFFREY D contact MORENOFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Over the last two decades, the number of individuals incarcerated in prisons and jails in the United States has risen dramatically...
  6. Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(2/6)Rhode Island Protocol Treatment Site
    Peter D Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..will influence the care given to probationers and parolees and likely relieve some of the overpopulation of our prisons. It will also help in the development of depot naltrexone as a new and distinctly different treatment for opioid ..
  7. Biobehavioral Cardiovascular Health Promotion Intervention in a State Prison Syst
    Debra K Moser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the cardiovascular (CV) health of inmates by implementation of a state-wide CV risk factor reduction program in prisons. The purpose of the proposed study in male inmates is to test the effects of a behavioral CV risk reduction (..
  8. Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(3/6)NY/Bellevue Protocol Treatment Site
    JOSHUA D LEE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..it will influence the care given to probationers and parolees and likely relieve some of the overcrowding of our prisons. The data from this study can also be used by the FDA to evaluate the benefits of this treatment that could ..
  9. Treatment Studies Using Depot Naltrexone (4/6) Columbia Protocol Treatment Site
    Edward V Nunes; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..it will influence the care given to probationers and parolees and likely relieve some of the overcrowding of our prisons. The data from this study can also be used by the FDA to evaluate the benefits of this treatment that could ..
  10. Innovative Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainable Airborne Infection Control
    Edward A Nardell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..spread of drug resistant (DR) tuberculosis, substantially in institutions such as hospitals, clinics, jails, prisons, and refugee camps...
  11. Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in Tijuana
    Steffanie A Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Administrative records from drug treatment programs, the police department and jails/prisons will be obtained to serve as independent outcome measures and assess city-level trends...
  12. Effectiveness of IPT for Men and Women Prisoners with Major Depression
    Jennifer E Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): At the end of 2008, state and federal prisons held more than 1.6 million prisoners...
  13. Measuring Prisoners'Voluntary Consent to Clinical Research for Opioid Dependence
    PAUL PASQUALE CHRISTOPHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., HIV/AIDs, hepatitis, other addictions, and mental illness) in prisons, and the urgent need to develop prison-initiated therapies that effectively address the high morbidity and ..
  14. Buprenorphine for Prisoners
    Timothy W Kinlock; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..to examine the delivery of treatment services to heroin-dependent individuals in "real-world" settings, including prisons and community health centers...
  15. LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF SUBSTANCE USE, INCARCERATION, AND STI IN THE US
    MARIA RABIA KHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Since more than 2 million adults are in United States jails and prisons at any given time, even modest effects of incarceration on STI/HIV risk have significant ramifications at the ..
  16. Evidence-Based Ethics and Mental Health Research with Prisoners
    Mark E Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..prisoners with serious psychiatric disorders exceeding the number of patients in psychiatric hospitals, jails and prisons have become "America's new mental hospitals" (Torrey, 1995) and for many individuals with mental illness, ..
  17. Neurological mechanisms in Emotional Processes of Psychopathy
    Jean Decety; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project utilizes a mobile MRI system, which is brought to prisons to collect functional magnetic resonance imaging, structural and diffusion tensor imaging, autonomic nervous ..
  18. Implementation/Evaluation of TB, HIV, and Syphilis Screening in Ethiopian Prisons
    WONDWOSSEN AMOGNE DEGU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. RCT of an augmented test, treat, link, &retain model for NC and Texas prisoners
    David A Wohl; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Carolina (NC) and Texas (TX) criminal justice systems which collectively represent 15% of all persons in US state prisons. Our proposal capitalizes on existing strengths in these correctional systems - mandatory or opt-out HIV testing, ..
  20. Preventing Relapse Following Involuntary Smoking Abstinence
    Robert C Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., military training, during hospital stays, in jails, prisons, &psychiatric facilities)...
  21. Reducing Offenders'HIV Risk: MI Enhanced Case Management with Drug-Free Housing
    Douglas L Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Overcrowding of jails and prisons puts offenders at increased risk for HIV as does a failure to successfully transition from prison or jail into ..
  22. Prison Interventions and HIV Prevention Collaboration
    FREDERICK LEWIS ALTICE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In many FSU countries, high-risk sexual and injection behaviors within prisons have resulted in significant intra-prison HIV transmission...
  23. Outbreak detection:combinatorial tests for small samples
    SCOTT D FERSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    In delimited populations, such as nursing homes, day care centers, prisons, hospitals, and cruise ships, serious outbreaks of illness generally produce small absolute numbers of disease incidence...
  24. Reducing Health Disparities in Vulnerable African American Families and Communiti
    RONALD LLOYD BRAITHWAITE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with academic institutions, civic organizations, government agencies, community-based organizations, schools, prisons, neighborhood clinics, health providers and policy makers...
  25. Assessing Supported Employment with Veterans with Felony Convictions and MI or SA
    James LePage; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Summary: With over 63,000 incarcerated veterans being released from prisons and jails annually, there is a critical need to improve vocational services for those with histories of felony ..
  26. Neighborhood Change and Violence in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
    RAYMOND RUSSELL SWISHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..responsible for a significant portion of all violence in the United States - six in ten youths admitted to state prisons were there for violent offenses, and teens are twice as likely as adults to be admitted for violent offenses (..
  27. Statewide Investigation of Traumatic Brain Injury in Prisons
    Emily Elisabeth Pickelsimer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Yet research is sorely lacking that can generate population-based estimates of TBI in prisons. Estimates of prevalence of TBI in male prisoners from non-population based samples range from 25% to 100%...
  28. Jail-Based Treatment to Reduce Substance Abuse, Recidivism and Risky Behavior
    June P Tangney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..6 million inmates are released from correctional facilities - with most (7 million) released from jails, not prisons. Yet most treatment - and indeed most treatment research - occurs in prisons, not jails...
  29. Work and hospital utilization among disability beneficiaries with mental illness
    Alison E Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., hospitals, jails, and prisons.1-4 Treatment via urgent care in lieu of other preventive care strategies increases the risk of relapse, ..
  30. PTSD and Addiction Disorder Screening and Treatment for Incarcerated Men
    Nancy Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): At least one-fifth of men inside state prisons have mental health problems, over half have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional abuse (referred to as "interpersonal trauma") during their ..
  31. Development and Validation of a Computerized Opioid Overdose Intervention
    Kelly E Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., treatment centers, prisons and jails, needle exchange centers, primary care offices, schools), and to diverse patient populations (e.g...
  32. Health, function, and health outcomes of geriatric prisoners
    Brie A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The rapidly growing number of geriatric prisoners is a healthcare crisis in US prisons, an economic crisis for state governments, and has precipitated profound public health challenges in the ..
  33. Contextualizing &responding to HIV risk behaviors among Black drug offenders
    TAWANDRA LASHONE ROWELL-CUNSOLO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..intervention to address the needs of formerly incarcerated Black drug offenders who are being released from prisons in the New York City metropolitan area...
  34. AA Linkage for Alcohol Abusing Women Leaving Jail
    Michael D Stein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Jails serve 15 times more people per year than do prisons and have very short stays, which pose few opportunities for treatment or treatment planning...
  35. Risk Factors for Spread of Staphylococcus aureus in Prisons.
    Franklin D Lowy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..aureus colonization in the prison environment, how S. aureus is introduced into prisons and what the modalities of S. aureus persistence and transmission are in the nonepidemic prison setting...
  36. Infusing End-of-Life Care into Complex Organizations: The Prison Study
    JANICE L PENROD; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prisons are among the most complex, restrictive organizations responsible for the care of highly vulnerable individuals;current epidemiological trends among inmate populations are surprisingly ..
  37. Effectiveness of Peer Navigation to Link Released HIV+ Jail Inmates to HIV Care
    WILLIAM EMERY CUNNINGHAM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Most prior research has been conducted on prisons;however persons in jails have even less opportunity to establish optimal ART regimens, yet face equal disruption ..
  38. HIV RISK REDUCTION FOR INCARCERATED WOMEN
    TED BRASFIELD; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Data from prisons and jails across the US also reveal that female inmates are seropositive at higher rates than their incarcerated ..
  39. High Throughput Assays for Ion Channel Activities of Influenza A & B Viruses
    LAWRENCE PINTO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of total influenza virus infections, with high infection rates in nursing homes, hospitals, boarding schools and prisons. Influenza is a select agent...
  40. Efficiency Estimation in Diabetes Care
    Michael Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..patients requiring interpreters for communication (a proxy for ethnicity), residence in nursing homes, prisons and similar institutions, and level of medication prescribed in the beginning of the study period. ..
  41. Development of research capacity for AIDS and TB in Samara Oblast, Russia
    Yanina Balabanova; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..by applicant): Samara Oblast is a region of Russia with a significant emerging HIV epidemic particularly in prisons and it has one of the highest rates of multiple drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) in the world...
  42. Mental Illness and Prison Reentry Intervention in a High Risk Context
    STACEY LYNN BARRENGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Research on reentry programs for those with serious mental illness (SMI) leaving jails or prisons has produced mixed results (Chandler &Spicer, 2006), including those for evidence-based treatments (EBT)...
  43. THE PSYCHODYNAMICS OF POLITICAL TERRORISM
    JEANNE KNUTSON; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..S. Bureau of Prisons, the subjects and their attorneys, and to enlarge an initial data pool of forty standardized intervews, including ..
  44. HIV Infection and Women Incarcerated in a Southern State Prison System
    Claire Farel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): HIV infection is concentrated within prisons and jails...
  45. PS06-011, HIV Prevention Research with HIV+ Incarcerated Populations
    Frederick Altice; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..a community based organization experienced with prison release programs (AIDS Project Hartford), the HIV in Prisons Program at Yale University, and the Connecticut Departments of Correction and Public Health...
  46. Integration of the Therapeutic Workplace in Drug Court
    CONRAD WONG; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..offenders have reached staggering proportions, and have resulted in the high cost of building and operating prisons. Drug Courts were developed as a therapeutic alternative to incarceration of drug-involved offenders by providing ..
  47. AN ALTERNATIVE FOR INCARCERATED SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..due to the limited treatment availability and options for prisoners, but the dissemination of SMART materials in prisons has been slow...
  48. Helping Women Prisoners Reduce HIV Risk After Release
    CATHERINE FOGEL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..More than 84,000 women are currently in state and federal prisons, and their numbers are increasing...
  49. A New Paradigm for TB/HIVControl in St. Petersburg
    Andrei Kozlov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Green Light Committee guidelines; (3) a social network analysis of high TB transmission areas combining methods of molecular biology, epidemiology, medical geography; (4) molecular epidemiology of transmission of TB in prisons.
  50. PS06-011, HIV Prevention Research with HIV+ Incarcerated Populations
    Barry Zack; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With high rates of HIV in our prisons and jails, an effective intervention targeting HIV+ prisoners that reduces new HIV infections would have an ..
  51. Incarcerated Women, Parenting, and HIV Risk
    CATHERINE FOGEL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): More than 96,000 women are currently in state and federal prisons, and their numbers are increasing dramatically...
  52. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT EVALUATION CENTER
    A McLellan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and substance abuse "problems" are screened, evaluated and referred or treated in: criminal justice settings (prisons, probation, drug courts); welfare settings e.g...
  53. LITHIUM TEST STRIP FOR BLOOD LEVEL MONITORING
    Jeffrey Roe; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Point-of-care service providers include primary care, hospitals, residential care and the various legal system settings such as prisons.
  54. DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADVANCED AUDIOMETRIC HEADSET SYSTEM
    JOHN PARKINS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The portability of the system will enable it to be used in venues such as schools, nursing homes, prisons and patient recovery rooms in hospitals. The result of this research will be a tested prototype...
  55. Effects of an Intervention for Incarcerated Parents
    John Eddy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A variety of non-standardized programs aimed at improving inmate parenting practices have been delivered in U.S. prisons, but rigorous scientific knowledge on the impact of such programs on inmates and children is non-existent...
  56. The Impact of Drugs on the Sexual Behavior of African American Male Inmates
    TAWANDRA ROWELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to address gaps in prior research by examining the nature of sexual behavior among African American males in prisons, and the extent to which drug abuse prior to incarceration and within prison is associated with it...
  57. 2009 Professional Public Health Conference titled:Leading a Strong Public Health
    GERARD FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Families: An Evolving Public Health Challenge Flag call (tentative) Hot Topics and Current Developments Bureau of Prisons meeting General reception Dinner, presentation by Dr. David Satcher (8 p...
  58. EFFECTIVE ADDICTION TREATMENTS FOR FEMALE OFFENDERS
    Henry Richards; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..provide a basis for evaluating whether correctional resources are best invested in specialized treatment-oriented prisons or in dedicated housing units for treatment programs within traditional correctional settings...
  59. Therapeutic Communities:Management and Performance
    Paul Roman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..managerial practices in a nationally representative sample of therapeutic communities, excluding those based in prisons or other correctional settings...
  60. EVALUATING SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT PROGRAM
    MARK WEINROTT; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Planning activities will include (a) site visits to selected institutional programs and to prisons and community-based programs that could serve as potential comparison sites: (b) identification of feasible ..
  61. MULTIMEDIA & CHILDREN'S CONFLICT RESOLUTION
    Richard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..After proven in this form, additional markets include parents, prisons, and other social agencies.
  62. PREVENTING RELAPSE AMONG INNER-CITY ADDICTS
    DONNA BOUNDY; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..To often, inner-city residents leave treatment programs or prisons newly-abstinent, yet inadequately prepared to withstand the unique pressures of their environment: the continued ..
  63. LITERACY INTERVENTION TUTORIAL (LIT)
    Anne Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and critically important content of LIT will strongly appeal to educators in public and private schools, adult education/community programs, DoDEA and American schools overseas, and prisons and correctional facilities.