Summary: Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.
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- Prisons and mental healthScott A Allen
N Engl J Med 356:197-8. 2007
- Tuberculosis incidence in prisons: a systematic reviewIacopo Baussano
Cancer Epidemiology Unit, UPO A Avogadro and CPO Piemonte, Novara, Italy
PLoS Med 7:e1000381. 2010Transmission of tuberculosis (TB) in prisons has been reported worldwide to be much higher than that reported for the corresponding general population.
- HIV in prison in low-income and middle-income countriesKate 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. 2007High 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 ..
- Screening and rapid molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis in prisons in Russia and Eastern Europe: a cost-effectiveness analysisDaniel E Winetsky
Stanford University School of Medicine, California, United States of America
PLoS Med 9:e1001348. 2012b>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...
- Modeling the impact of tuberculosis control strategies in highly endemic overcrowded prisonsJudith Legrand
U 707, INSERM, Paris, France
PLoS ONE 3:e2100. 2008Tuberculosis (TB) in prisons is a major health problem in countries of high and intermediate TB endemicity such as Brazil...
- Accessing antiretroviral therapy following release from prisonJacques 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...
- HIV prevalence amongst injecting drug users in Iran: a systematic review of studies conducted during the decade 1998-2007Afarin 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...
- Feasibility and outcome of HCV treatment in a Canadian federal prison populationJohn 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...
- Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in a state correctional facilityScott 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...
- 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...
- Chest radiograph screening for tuberculosis in a Hong Kong prisonC 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...
- Hepatitis C and B prevalence in Spanish prisonsP 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...
- Incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C in prisons and other closed settings: results of a systematic review and meta-analysisSarah 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. 2013People detained in prisons and other closed settings are at elevated risk of infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
- Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter studyAndrew A Adjei
Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
BMC Infect Dis 8:33. 2008b>Prisons are known to be high-risk environments for the spread of bloodborne and sexually transmitted infections...
- Scaling up methadone maintenance treatment for opioid-dependent prisoners in IranMarziyeh 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.
- Controlling tuberculosis in prisons against confinement conditions: a lost case? Experience from CameroonJ Noeske
German Development Cooperation GTZ, Yaounde, Cameroon
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:223-7, i. 2011Tuberculosis (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).
- Tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa--the need for improved health services, surveillance and controlJustin O'Grady
Department of Infection, University College London Medical School, Windeyer Institute, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, UK
Tuberculosis (Edinb) 91:173-8. 2011b>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...
- Contact screening and latent TB infection treatment in Singapore correctional facilitiesC 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...
- Pulmonary tuberculosis and drug resistance in Dhaka central jail, the largest prison in BangladeshSayera 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...
- Tobacco use by male prisoners under an indoor smoking banRoss 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...
- Meta-analysis of drug-related deaths soon after release from prisonElizabeth 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...
- HIV and incarceration: prisons and detentionRalf 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...
- Outcomes after chemotherapy with WHO category II regimen in a population with high prevalence of drug resistant tuberculosisFrancine Matthys
Epidemiological and Disease Control Unit, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
PLoS ONE 4:e7954. 2009....
- Health and human rights concerns of drug users in detention in Guangxi Province, ChinaJ 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...
- Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis and comparative evaluation of screening strategies in a Brazilian prisonA 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...
- Mass incarceration can explain population increases in TB and multidrug-resistant TB in European and central Asian countriesDavid 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. 2008Several microlevel studies have pinpointed prisons as an important site for tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistant TB in European and central Asian countries...
- A randomised controlled trial of methadone maintenance treatment versus wait list control in an Australian prison systemKate 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...
- Tuberculosis and multidrug resistance in Zambian prisons, 2000-2001C Habeenzu
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1216-20. 2007Data on prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Zambian prisons are lacking.
- HIV/AIDS among inmates of and releasees from US correctional facilities, 2006: declining share of epidemic but persistent public health opportunityAnne 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...
- Prison health in Russia: the larger pictureAlexey 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 ..
- Mental health care in prisonsJohn Reed
Br J Psychiatry 182:287-8. 2003
- Resumption of smoking after release from a tobacco-free correctional facilityThomas 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...
- The first condom machine in a US jail: the challenge of harm reduction in a law and order environmentMary Sylla
Center for Health Justice, 900 Avila Street, Suite 301, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
Am J Public Health 100:982-5. 2010Most US jails and prisons do not provide condoms to prisoners because of concerns about possible negative consequences...
- Use of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) as a screening tool in prisons: results of a preliminary studyDonald 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...
- The effects of a prison smoking ban on smoking behavior and withdrawal symptomsKaren 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...
- Unhealthy prisons: exploring structural determinants of prison healthNick 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...
- Combined pegylated interferon and ribavirin for the management of chronic hepatitis C in a prison settingSergio 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....
- Release from prison--a high risk of death for former inmatesIngrid 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.
- Addressing institutional amplifiers in the dynamics and control of tuberculosis epidemicsSanjay 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. 2011Tuberculosis outbreaks originating in prisons, mines, or hospital wards can spread to the larger community...
- A review of medical and substance use co-morbidities in Central Asian prisons: implications for HIV prevention and treatmentPanagiotis 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...
- Screening for tuberculosis on admission to highly endemic prisons? The case of Rio de Janeiro State prisonsA 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. 2009Rio de Janeiro (RJ) State prisons, where tuberculosis (TB) is highly endemic.
- Prison suicide in 12 countries: an ecological study of 861 suicides during 2003-2007Seena 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...
- Elements of well-being affected by criminalizing the drug userMartin 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...
- Public health and the epidemic of incarcerationDora M Dumont
The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 33:325-39. 2012....
- Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV preventionTimothy 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...
- Strategies to enhance linkages between care for HIV/AIDS in jail and community settingsJeffrey 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...
- Preventing suicide in prisons, part I. Recommendations from the International Association for Suicide Prevention Task Force on Suicide in PrisonsNorbert 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...
- Interventions to reduce HIV transmission related to injecting drug use in prisonRalf 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...
- Indoor air quality in prisons before and after implementation of a smoking ban lawS 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...
- Development and evaluation of tuberculosis screening scores in Brazilian prisonsN Fournet
INSERM, UMR S 707, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, Paris F 75012, France
Public Health 120:976-83. 2006Tuberculosis (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.
- Pulmonary tuberculosis in the Central Prison of Douala, CameroonJ 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...
- Treating drug abuse and addiction in the criminal justice system: improving public health and safetyRedonna 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...
- Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in New York State prisonsFranklin 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...
- The prevalence of mental disorders in Spanish prisonsEnric 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...
- Prisons as social determinants of hepatitis C virus and tuberculosis infectionsNiyi 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 ..
- Prevalence of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C among entrants to Maryland correctional facilitiesLiza 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...
- Imprisoned and imperiled: access to HIV and TB prevention and treatment, and denial of human rights, in Zambian prisonsKatherine W Todrys
Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:8. 2011Although 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.
- Tobacco in prisons: a focus group studyR 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...
- Antiretroviral treatment in correctional facilitiesEmanuele 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...
- A framework for management of hepatitis C in prisonsAnne C Spaulding
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Ann Intern Med 144:762-9. 2006The 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...
- Primary care and health insurance among women released from New York City jailsJoshua 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...
- Public health implications for adequate transitional care for HIV-infected prisoners: five essential componentsSandra 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....
- Asserting prisoners' right to health: progressing beyond equivalenceTim 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...
- Psychosocial characteristics and social networks of suicidal prisoners: towards a model of suicidal behaviour in detentionAdrienne 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. ..
- Evaluation of an extensive tuberculosis contact investigation in an urban community and jailS 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...
- Implementing methadone maintenance treatment in prisons in MalaysiaJeffrey 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.
- Psychosis in the community and in prisons: a report from the British National Survey of psychiatric morbidityTraolach 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. 2005Reports of increased rates of psychosis in prisons could be due to sampling and ascertainment differences...
- Miniature chest radiograph screening for tuberculosis in jails: a cost-effectiveness analysisT 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...
- Challenges and strategies for research in prisonsZoltan L Apa
School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Public Health Nurs 29:467-72. 2012In 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 ..
- Who succeeds in jail diversion programs for persons with mental illness? A multi-site studyBrian 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...
- Problems in prisons worldwide, with a particular focus on RussiaV Stern
International Centre for Prison Studies, School of Law, Kings College, London, United Kingdom
Ann N Y Acad Sci 953:113-9. 2001The 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...
- Human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and hepatitis C in an Indonesian prison: prevalence, risk factors and implications of HIV screeningErni J Nelwan
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Trop Med Int Health 15:1491-8. 2010....
- Male prisoners and HIV prevention: a call for action ignoredRonald 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....
- 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...
- [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. 2012The 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.
- Influenza outbreak in a correctional facilityN 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...
- Workplace abuse among correctional health professionals in New South Wales, AustraliaAaron 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%...
- Tobacco policy in American prisons, 2007R 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. 2008To examine current tobacco policy in US prisons and explore changes in prison tobacco policies over time.
- Psychosocial work environment, interpersonal violence at work and psychotropic drug use among correctional officersEric Lavigne
Laval University, Canada
Int J Law Psychiatry 33:122-9. 2010..Psychological harassment was not found to be an intermediate factor...
- Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected prisoners: reincarceration and the lack of sustained benefit after release to the communitySandra 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...
- Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus infection and associated factors among prison inmates in state of Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilAlcione 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...
- Consensual sex between men and sexual violence in Australian prisonsJuliet Richters
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
Arch Sex Behav 41:517-24. 2012Estimates of the incidence of sexual coercion in men's prisons are notoriously variable and fraught with conceptual and methodological problems...
- Tuberculosis screening in the federal prison system: an opportunity to treat and prevent tuberculosis in foreign-born populationsD 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 ..
- Availability and capacity of substance abuse programs in correctional settings: A classification and regression tree analysisFaye 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...
- Reducing smoking prevalence in Australian prisons: a review of policy optionsNiyi 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 ..
- Influence of environmental factors on mental health within prisons: focus group studyJo 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...
- Situational variables and institutional violence: a systematic review of the literatureLisa 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...
- Depression and work family conflict among corrections officersChiwekwu 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...
- An ecological study of factors associated with rates of self-inflicted death in prisons in England and WalesMorven 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 ..
- Nutritional studies in Victorian prisonsKenneth J Carpenter
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
J Nutr 136:1-8. 2006
- Prevalence of Mantoux positivity and annual risk of infection for tuberculosis in New South Wales prisoners, 1996 and 2001Michael 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...
- Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV and risk factors in entrants to Irish prisons: a national cross sectional surveyJ 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...
- Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in New Zealand prisons: a national studyP 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...
- Persons with major psychiatric illness in prisons--a three years studyArnab Banerjee
SEVAC Mental Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre, Kolkata 700063
J Indian Med Assoc 107:14-6. 2009A 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, ..
- The impact of antiretroviral therapy in a cohort of HIV infected patients going in and out of the San Francisco county jailNitika 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...
- 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
- Parental incarceration, attachment and child psychopathologyJoseph 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...
- Social-cognitive determinants of help-seeking for mental health problems among prison inmatesPhilip 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...
- A review of prison health and its implications for primary care nursing in England and Wales: the research evidenceLouise 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. 2007To 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.
- History of arrest, incarceration and victimization in community-based severely mentally illMary 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...
- A retro disease on the loose. Rise of hepatitis C in prisons may fuel outbreak in general populationAlbert Knapp
New York University School of Medicine, USA
Mod Healthc 35:34. 2005
- SCABIES: BIOLOGY, CULTURE, HOST SPECIFICITY AND ANTIGENSLarry 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 ..
- Easy-to-Use, Low-Cost, Handheld Retinal Camera for Screening for Diabetic RetinopRANDAL CHINNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2009..Settings include hospitals, nursing homes, life care facilities, prisons, schools, ambulances, military environments, clinics, and homes...
- Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in TijuanaSteffanie 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...
- Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(1/6)Philadelphia Coord/Data Mgmt SiteCHARLES 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 ..
- The Demography of Prisoner Reentry: Residential Moves & Changing Social ContextsJEFFREY 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...
- Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(2/6)Rhode Island Protocol Treatment SitePeter 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 ..
- Biobehavioral Cardiovascular Health Promotion Intervention in a State Prison SystDebra 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 (..
- Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(3/6)NY/Bellevue Protocol Treatment SiteJOSHUA 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 ..
- Treatment Studies Using Depot Naltrexone (4/6) Columbia Protocol Treatment SiteEdward 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 ..
- Innovative Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainable Airborne Infection ControlEdward A Nardell; Fiscal Year: 2013..spread of drug resistant (DR) tuberculosis, substantially in institutions such as hospitals, clinics, jails, prisons, and refugee camps...
- Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in TijuanaSteffanie 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...
- Effectiveness of IPT for Men and Women Prisoners with Major DepressionJennifer E Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): At the end of 2008, state and federal prisons held more than 1.6 million prisoners...
- Measuring Prisoners'Voluntary Consent to Clinical Research for Opioid DependencePAUL 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 ..
- Buprenorphine for PrisonersTimothy 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...
- LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF SUBSTANCE USE, INCARCERATION, AND STI IN THE USMARIA 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 ..
- Evidence-Based Ethics and Mental Health Research with PrisonersMark 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, ..
- Neurological mechanisms in Emotional Processes of PsychopathyJean 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 ..
- Implementation/Evaluation of TB, HIV, and Syphilis Screening in Ethiopian PrisonsWONDWOSSEN AMOGNE DEGU; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- RCT of an augmented test, treat, link, &retain model for NC and Texas prisonersDavid 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, ..
- Preventing Relapse Following Involuntary Smoking AbstinenceRobert C Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2013..g., military training, during hospital stays, in jails, prisons, &psychiatric facilities)...
- Reducing Offenders'HIV Risk: MI Enhanced Case Management with Drug-Free HousingDouglas 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 ..
- Prison Interventions and HIV Prevention CollaborationFREDERICK 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...
- Outbreak detection:combinatorial tests for small samplesSCOTT D FERSON; Fiscal Year: 2010In 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...
- Reducing Health Disparities in Vulnerable African American Families and CommunitiRONALD LLOYD BRAITHWAITE; Fiscal Year: 2013..with academic institutions, civic organizations, government agencies, community-based organizations, schools, prisons, neighborhood clinics, health providers and policy makers...
- Assessing Supported Employment with Veterans with Felony Convictions and MI or SAJames 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 ..
- Neighborhood Change and Violence in Adolescence and Emerging AdulthoodRAYMOND 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 (..
- Statewide Investigation of Traumatic Brain Injury in PrisonsEmily 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%...
- Jail-Based Treatment to Reduce Substance Abuse, Recidivism and Risky BehaviorJune 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...
- Work and hospital utilization among disability beneficiaries with mental illnessAlison 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, ..
- PTSD and Addiction Disorder Screening and Treatment for Incarcerated MenNancy Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (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 ..
- Development and Validation of a Computerized Opioid Overdose InterventionKelly 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...
- Health, function, and health outcomes of geriatric prisonersBrie 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 ..
- Contextualizing &responding to HIV risk behaviors among Black drug offendersTAWANDRA 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...
- AA Linkage for Alcohol Abusing Women Leaving JailMichael 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...
- 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...
- Infusing End-of-Life Care into Complex Organizations: The Prison StudyJANICE L PENROD; Fiscal Year: 2011DESCRIPTION (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 ..
- Effectiveness of Peer Navigation to Link Released HIV+ Jail Inmates to HIV CareWILLIAM 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 ..
- HIV RISK REDUCTION FOR INCARCERATED WOMENTED 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 ..
- High Throughput Assays for Ion Channel Activities of Influenza A & B VirusesLAWRENCE 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...
- Efficiency Estimation in Diabetes CareMichael 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. ..
- Development of research capacity for AIDS and TB in Samara Oblast, RussiaYanina 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...
- Mental Illness and Prison Reentry Intervention in a High Risk ContextSTACEY LYNN BARRENGER; Fiscal Year: 2013Research 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)...
- THE PSYCHODYNAMICS OF POLITICAL TERRORISMJEANNE 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 ..
- HIV Infection and Women Incarcerated in a Southern State Prison SystemClaire Farel; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): HIV infection is concentrated within prisons and jails...
- PS06-011, HIV Prevention Research with HIV+ Incarcerated PopulationsFrederick 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...
- Integration of the Therapeutic Workplace in Drug CourtCONRAD 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 ..
- AN ALTERNATIVE FOR INCARCERATED SUBSTANCE ABUSERSEmil 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...
- Helping Women Prisoners Reduce HIV Risk After ReleaseCATHERINE FOGEL; Fiscal Year: 2007..More than 84,000 women are currently in state and federal prisons, and their numbers are increasing...
- A New Paradigm for TB/HIVControl in St. PetersburgAndrei 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.
- PS06-011, HIV Prevention Research with HIV+ Incarcerated PopulationsBarry 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 ..
- Incarcerated Women, Parenting, and HIV RiskCATHERINE FOGEL; Fiscal Year: 2007unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): More than 96,000 women are currently in state and federal prisons, and their numbers are increasing dramatically...
- DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT EVALUATION CENTERA 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...
- LITHIUM TEST STRIP FOR BLOOD LEVEL MONITORINGJeffrey Roe; Fiscal Year: 1999..Point-of-care service providers include primary care, hospitals, residential care and the various legal system settings such as prisons.
- DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADVANCED AUDIOMETRIC HEADSET SYSTEMJOHN 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...
- Effects of an Intervention for Incarcerated ParentsJohn 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...
- The Impact of Drugs on the Sexual Behavior of African American Male InmatesTAWANDRA 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...
- 2009 Professional Public Health Conference titled:Leading a Strong Public HealthGERARD 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...
- EFFECTIVE ADDICTION TREATMENTS FOR FEMALE OFFENDERSHenry 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...
- Therapeutic Communities:Management and PerformancePaul Roman; Fiscal Year: 2005..managerial practices in a nationally representative sample of therapeutic communities, excluding those based in prisons or other correctional settings...
- EVALUATING SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT PROGRAMMARK 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 ..
- MULTIMEDIA & CHILDREN'S CONFLICT RESOLUTIONRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2000..After proven in this form, additional markets include parents, prisons, and other social agencies.
- PREVENTING RELAPSE AMONG INNER-CITY ADDICTSDONNA 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 ..
- 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.