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BACKGROUND The plight of those with mental health problems and the possible role of prisons in "warehousing" these individuals has received considerable media and political attention. Prisoners are generally excluded from community-based surveys and to date no studies have compared prisoners to the community. OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine whether(More)
BACKGROUND Illicit drug misuse by people with mental disorder in the community has been associated with increased risk of violence but not tested among inpatients. AIMS To evaluate screening for illicit drugs and determine the period prevalence of use in one high security hospital. METHOD A records study six and 18 months after introduction of random(More)
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