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Serious mental disorder in 23 000 prisoners: a systematic review of 62 surveys
Schizophrenia and Violence: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
It is shown that the increased risk of schizophrenia and other psychoses and violence and violent offending appears to be partly mediated by substance abuse comorbidity.
The health of homeless people in high-income countries: descriptive epidemiology, health consequences, and clinical and policy recommendations
Severe mental illness in 33,588 prisoners worldwide: systematic review and meta-regression analysis.
- S. Fazel, Katharina Seewald
- Medicine, PsychologyThe British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
- 1 May 2012
High levels of psychiatric morbidity are consistently reported in prisoners from many countries over four decades, and the prevalence of these disorders did not appear to be increasing over time, apart from depression in the USA.
Substance abuse and dependence in prisoners: a systematic review.
The prevalence of substance abuse and dependence is typically many orders of magnitude higher in prisoners than the general population, particularly for women with drug problems, which highlights the need for screening for substance Abuse and dependence at reception into prison, effective treatment while in custody, and follow-up on release.
Risks of all‐cause and suicide mortality in mental disorders: a meta‐review
- E. Chesney, G. Goodwin, S. Fazel
- Psychology, MedicineWorld psychiatry : official journal of the World…
- 1 June 2014
The excess risks of mortality and suicide in all mental disorders justify a higher priority for the research, prevention, and treatment of the determinants of premature death in psychiatric patients.
A comparative study of violence risk assessment tools: a systematic review and metaregression analysis of 68 studies involving 25,980 participants.
The Prevalence of Mental Disorders among the Homeless in Western Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Regression Analysis
Homeless people in Western countries are substantially more likely to have alcohol and drug dependence than the age-matched general population in those countries, and the prevalences of psychotic illnesses and personality disorders are higher.
Evidence-based guidelines for treating bipolar disorder: Revised third edition recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology
The British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines specify the scope and targets of treatment for bipolar disorder, and recommend strategies for the use of medicines in short-term treatment of episodes, relapse prevention and stopping treatment.
Mental disorders among adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities: a systematic review and metaregression analysis of 25 surveys.
- S. Fazel, H. Doll, Niklas Långström
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Child and…
- 1 September 2008
Adolescents in detention and correctional facilities were about 10 times more likely to suffer from psychosis than the general adolescent population, contrary to findings from adult prisoners and general population surveys.