Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among Australian prisoners.

@article{Butler2011CooccurringMI,
  title={Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among Australian prisoners.},
  author={Tony Butler and Devon Indig and Stephen H Allnutt and Hassan A Mamoon},
  journal={Drug and alcohol review},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={188-94}
}
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Estimate the prevalence of co-occurring substance use disorder and mental illness in a sample of Australian prisoners, and describe patterns of co-occurring substance use disorder and mental illness. DESIGN AND METHODS The sample comprised 1478 individuals (1208 men, 270 women) from two surveys of prisoners' mental health: the 2001 New South Wales Inmate Health Survey, and a consecutive sample of prison receptions. Individuals were drawn from all of the state's 29… CONTINUE READING
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