Emotional Disorder among Offenders Inter- and Intrasetting Comparisons

  title={Emotional Disorder among Offenders Inter- and Intrasetting Comparisons},
  author={Glenn D. Walters and Millard F. Mann and M Piquette Miller and Leslie L. Hemphill and Michael L. Chlumsky},
The prevalence of serious emotional disorder, as measured by a structured diagnostic interview, was found to range between 7% and 10% in groups of state, federal, and military prison inmates. Seriously disturbed offenders sampled from a military prison population (N=51) were found to be younger, better educated, less criminally sophisticated, and more likely to satisfy criteria indicative of a primary affective disorder than an emotionally disturbed state (N=54) and federal (N=52) inmates… CONTINUE READING