Complex physical and mental health needs of rural incarcerated women.

@article{Kane2002ComplexPA,
  title={Complex physical and mental health needs of rural incarcerated women.},
  author={M Kane and Mary C. Dibartolo},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          209-29
        }
}
Despite the growing numbers of incarcerated women, there still remain few systematic analyses of their unique physical and mental health needs. A descriptive design was used in a convenience sample of 30 incarcerated female offenders in a rural detention center to investigate the complex health care needs of this population and formulate appropriate community-based nursing interventions. The participants received a detailed physical and mental health assessment, as well as screening for alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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