Nursing practice with incarcerated women: caring within mandated (sic) alienation.

@article{Maeve1997NursingPW,
  title={Nursing practice with incarcerated women: caring within mandated (sic) alienation.},
  author={M Katherine Maeve},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={495-510}
}
The number of incarcerated women in the United States is increasing at an alarming rate. Incarcerated women often come from environments that are significant for violence, drug abuse, and a kind of chronic chaos. Many enter the penal system with acute and chronic physical problems along with mental health issues that have long gone unaddressed. From a critical hermeneutical perspective, professional and personal experience and dialogical engagement with other prison nurses are combined to… CONTINUE READING