Decisions to breach confidentiality when prisoners report violations of institutional rules.
- Emil R Pinta
- The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry…
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.