M Ed Marva Michele Lewis

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OBJECTIVE Incarceration of people with mental illness has become a major social, clinical, and economic concern, with an estimated 2.1 million incarcerations in 2007. Prior studies have primarily focused on mental illness rates among incarcerated persons. This study examined rates of and risk factors for incarceration and reincarceration, as well as(More)
Disclaimer The report titled Use of Incidence and Prevalence in the Substance Use Literature: A Review is being released as a working document. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration or the Department of Health and Human(More)
In response to the expanding public behavioral health care system, a network of 15 public-community psychiatry fellowships has developed over the past six years. The fellowship directors meet yearly to sustain and develop fellowships to recruit and retain psychiatrists in the public sector. This column describes five types of public-academic collaborations(More)
Public concern with societal violence is intensified when persons who have been found not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI) of having committed a homicide or serious assault are returned to the community. Successful management of such acquittees in the community requires a sophisticated understanding of the person and the illness within the larger context(More)
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