An introduction to correctional psychiatry: Part III.


This article, which is the last of three parts, provides an overview of relevant national guidelines/standards for providing mental health services within a correctional setting and describes essential characteristics of mental health systems designed to meet constitutional standards. Part III addresses issues pertinent to treatment programs for inmates with serious mental illnesses; confidentiality; involuntary treatment; quality assurance; management information systems; and research.

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@article{Metzner1998AnIT, title={An introduction to correctional psychiatry: Part III.}, author={Jeffrey L. Metzner}, journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law}, year={1998}, volume={26 1}, pages={107-15} }