Women prisoners, mental health, violence and abuse.

  title={Women prisoners, mental health, violence and abuse.},
  author={Morag M. Macdonald},
  journal={International journal of law and psychiatry},
  volume={36 3-4},
This article examines the specific experiences of women in prison, focusing on previous (and continuing) physical and mental abuse, the consequent health care requirements of women prisoners, the policy response and the availability of suitable health care in prisons across the EU. It draws from an extensive review of the literature on women prisoners across Europe that was part of an on-going European Project funded by the DAPHNE programme of the European Commission, entitled 'DAPHNE Strong… CONTINUE READING
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