Screening prison inmates for mental disorder: an examination of the relationship between mental disorder and prison adjustment.

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The rapidly expanding population of prison inmates has severely challenged the prison system's ability to effectively screen incoming inmates for mental disorders and mental health service needs. This study describes a comprehensive mental health screening of inmates at a maximum security prison, using a modified version of the Referral Decision Scale (RDS… (More)

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@article{DiCataldo1995ScreeningPI, title={Screening prison inmates for mental disorder: an examination of the relationship between mental disorder and prison adjustment.}, author={Frank DiCataldo and Anna Greer and W E Profit}, journal={The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law}, year={1995}, volume={23 4}, pages={573-85} }