Gloria Wenman

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BACKGROUND The objective of the study was to estimate the rate of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in male and female offenders newly committed to the Iowa Department of Corrections. We also compared clinical and demographic characteristics of offenders with and without BPD. METHODS A random sample of 220 offenders entering Iowa's prison system were(More)
The Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview-Plus (MINI-Plus) was used to assess the frequency of mental and addictive disorders among 320 randomly selected men and women newly committed to the general population of the Iowa prison system. More than 90 percent of offenders met criteria for a current or lifetime psychiatric disorder. The most frequent(More)
METHODS Data were obtained from a longitudinal study sample of 754 adoptees and categorized based on review of the available adoption agency, medical, and psychiatric records of the biological parents. Categorical data were analyzed using chi2 or Fisher's exact tests, as appropriate. Logistic regression analyses were used to assess the relative contribution(More)
The production and consumption of synthetic stimulants has been increasing in recent years accompanied by an increase in the number of individuals seeking treatment for synthetic stimulant "abuse."1 The misuse of stimulants is occurring at younger ages and primarily in the context of polysubstance use. This article examines the characteristics of admissions(More)
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