Prospective cohort study of mental health during imprisonment.

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BACKGROUND Mental illness is common among prisoners, but little evidence exists regarding changes in symptoms in custody over time. AIMS To investigate the prevalence and predictors of psychiatric symptoms among prisoners during early custody. METHOD In a prospective cohort study, 3079 prisoners were screened for mental illness within 3 days of… (More)
DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.080333

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