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The prevalence of mental disorders among convicted inmates in Norwegian prisons

  title={The prevalence of mental disorders among convicted inmates in Norwegian prisons},
  author={Victoria Cramer},
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The Norwegian Correctional Service is well known for its focus on rehabilitation and the humane treatment of offenders. However, welfare issues and comorbidity are overrepresented among offenders,
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The Wender Utah Rating Scale: an aid in the retrospective diagnosis of childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in a Canadian prison population.
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    Current opinion in psychiatry
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