Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Simon Wilson and Ian Cumming.|
|Contributions||Wilson, Simon, 1970-, Cumming, Ian, 1962-|
|LC Classifications||RC451.4.P68 P743 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009018366|
Psychiatry in Prisons provides a comprehensive overview of the history, problems and development of psychiatric health care in prisons, focusing particularly on the UK. The contributors tackle a broad /5(3). The Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry brings together American and international experts to provide a comprehensive overview of the field. Students and psychiatric residents will find basic 5/5(6). The type of psychiatric treatment provided differs based on whether the facility is a jail or a prison, how long inmates are confined, and whether the facility serves a special mission or population, such as . Description: This book outlines standards of psychiatric services in jails and prisons. It is an update of a book first published in It is an update of a book first published in Purpose: Price: $
Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry. Peter Ash settings has exploded—a study estimated there were 10 times as many mentally ill persons in jails and prisons as there avoiding redundancy and in maintaining a focus on those aspects in which treatment in corrections differs from general psychiatry. This is a book Author: Peter Ash. Another useful aspect of the book is the section devoted to implementation that is relevant to clinicians, administrators, ill persons in jails and prisons as there were in state mental hospitals (2)—and a number of books about forensic mental Am J Psychiatry , February BOOK . Psychiatric Services in Jails and Prisons. American Psychiatric Association. $; Readers will find the book well written, with clear guidance for the clinician, as well as challenges to think beyond the . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction: The history of prison psychiatry / Simon Wilson & Ian Cumming --The current .
The book's introduction details the need for psychiatric services in jails and prisons. Here the task force points out that about 20 percent of all inmates have serious mental disorders and as many as 5 Cited by: Correctional psychiatry is a challenging subspecialty that has evolved from the need to provide treatment to the large number of offenders with mental illness that are behind bars. Professionals working in jails . Get this from a library! Psychiatry in prisons: a comprehensive handbook. [Simon Wilson; Ian Cumming;] -- Psychiatry in Prisons provides a comprehensive overview of the history, problems and development . The Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry addresses the history, structure, and processes of correctional psychiatry, including case law, human rights, ethics, organization and funding of systems, .