Editorial. Prison mental health inreach services


Steel, Julie, Thornicroft, Graham, Birmingham, Luke, Brooker, Charlie, Mills, Alice, Harty, Mari and Shaw, Jenny (2007) Editorial. Prison mental health inreach services. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, (5), 373-374. (doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.106.031294).

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Prison mental health inreach teams have been established nationwide in England and Wales over the past 3 years to identify and treat mental disorders among prisoners.This paper summarises the policy content and what has been achieved thus far, and poses challenges that these teams face if they are to become a clear and effective component in the overall system of forensic mental healthcare.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0007-1250 (print)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
K Law > KD England and Wales
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Superseded (SONM) > Superseded (LCHN)
ePrint ID: 45974
Date Deposited: 02 May 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:30
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/45974

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