Category: Bureau of Justice Statistics

Jul 06

Indicators of Mental Health Problems Reported by Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2011-2012

This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics presents prevalence estimates of mental health indicators among state and federal prisoners and jail inmates by different time periods, demographics, criminal justice history, most serious offense, mental health treatment received while incarcerated, and rule violations. Indicators were defined as serious psychological distress (SPD) in the 30 days …

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