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Mental Health in Prisons

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 ‘We Are Recreating Bedlam’: A History of Mental Illness and Prison Systems in England and Ireland
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    Chapter 3 The Architecture of Psychiatry and the Architecture of Incarceration
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    Chapter 4 Psychological Jurisprudence and the Relational Problems of De-vitalisation and Finalisation: Revisiting the Society of Captives Thesis
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    Chapter 5 Care Versus Custody: Challenges in the Provision of Prison Mental Health Care
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    Chapter 6 How Do New Psychoactive Substances Affect the Mental Health of Prisoners?
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    Chapter 7 ‘There Was No Understanding, There Was No Care, There Was No Looking After Me’: The Impact of the Prison Environment on the Mental Health of Female Prisoners
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    Chapter 8 Institutions of Default and Management: Aboriginal Women with Mental and Cognitive Disability in Prison
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    Chapter 9 Culture, Mental Illness, and Prison: A New Zealand Perspective
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    Chapter 10 ‘Malignant Reality’: Mental Ill-Health and Self-Inflicted Deaths in Prisons in England and Wales
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    Chapter 11 Institutional Captives: US Women Trapped in the Medical/Correctional/Welfare Circuit
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    Chapter 12 Queer and Trans Incarceration Distress: Considerations from a Mad Queer Abolitionist Perspective
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    Chapter 13 A Sense of Belonging: The Walls to Bridges Educational Program as a Healing Space
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    Chapter 14 Coping with Incarceration: The Emerging Case for the Utility of Peer-Support Programmes in Prison
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    Chapter 15 Conclusion
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Mental Health in Prisons
Published by
Springer International Publishing, September 2018
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-94090-8
978-3-31-994089-2, 978-3-31-994090-8

Alice Mills, Kathleen Kendall

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Country Count As %
Unknown 3 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 2 67%
Student > Postgraduate 1 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 2 67%
Psychology 1 33%