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  1. Research Article

    Finding the loopholes: a cross-sectional qualitative study of systemic barriers to treatment access for women drug court participants

    Therapeutic diversion courts seek to address justice-involved participants’ underlying problems leading to their legal system involvement, including substance use disorder, psychiatric illness, and intimate pa...

    Diane S. Morse, Jennifer Silverstein, Katherine Thomas, Precious Bedel and Catherine Cerulli

    Health & Justice 2015 3:12

    Published on: 17 June 2015

  2. Research Article

    Efficacy of a process improvement intervention on inmate awareness of HIV services: a multi-site trial

    The prevalence of HIV among U.S. inmates is much greater than in the general population, creating public health concerns and cost issues for the criminal justice system. The HIV Services and Treatment Implemen...

    Holly Swan, Matthew L Hiller, Carmen E Albizu-Garcia, Michele Pich, Yvonne Patterson and Daniel J O’Connell

    Health & Justice 2015 3:11

    Published on: 6 June 2015

  3. Research article

    The impact of prison deinstitutionalization on community treatment services

    With one in every 108 Americans behind bars, the deinstitutionalization of prisons is a pressing issue for all those facing the daunting challenges of successfully reintegrating ex-offenders into both their co...

    Beverly D Frazier, Hung-En Sung, Lior Gideon and Karla S Alfaro

    Health & Justice 2015 3:9

    Published on: 6 May 2015

  4. Short report

    Prescribed contraceptives among woman after release from prison

    Despite the high rates of unintended and complicated pregnancy among women who have spent time in prison, little is known about their use of prescribed contraceptives post-prison release. We used a routinely-c...

    Georgina Sutherland, Megan Carroll, Nick Lennox and Stuart Kinner

    Health & Justice 2015 3:8

    Published on: 28 April 2015

  5. Research article

    Indicators of social capital in prison: a systematic review

    Social capital theory encapsulates multidisciplinary principles and is measured across numerous social entities. However, there is a paucity of literature exploring the benefits of social capital for sentenced...

    Lise Lafferty, Georgina M Chambers, Jill Guthrie and Tony Butler

    Health & Justice 2015 3:7

    Published on: 11 April 2015

  6. Research article

    Gender differences in HIV risk behaviors in individuals recently released from prison: results of a pilot study

    Individuals recently released from prison engage in risky behaviors that predispose them to contracting HIV. Women may be at increased risk in the immediate period post-release, given higher rates of poverty, ...

    Gefei A Zhu, Nathan Birnbaum, Amy Carroll-Scott, Linda Evans, Lynn E Fiellin and Emily A Wang

    Health & Justice 2015 3:6

    Published on: 31 March 2015

  7. Research article

    Does gender matter? Exploring mental health recovery court legal and health outcomes

    Based upon therapeutic justice principles, mental health courts use legal leverage to improve access and compliance to treatment for defendants who are mentally ill. Justice-involved women have a higher preval...

    Catherine L Kothari, Robert Butkiewicz, Emily R Williams, Caron Jacobson, Diane S Morse and Catherine Cerulli

    Health & Justice 2014 2:12

    Published on: 5 December 2014

  8. Research article

    A comparison of psychiatric diagnoses among HIV-infected prisoners receiving combination antiretroviral therapy and transitioning to the community

    The criminal justice system (CJS), specifically prisons and jails, is ideally suited for uniform screening of psychiatric (PD) and substance use disorders (SUDs) among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), who ...

    Angela Di Paola, Frederick L Altice, Mary Lindsay Powell, Robert L Trestman and Sandra A Springer

    Health & Justice 2014 2:11

    Published on: 29 October 2014

  9. Research article

    Effects of incarceration on risky Sex: focus group data from Two New England states

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) risk and interpersonal violence are interconnected public health problems facing incarcerated women. Prison may provide an opportune time to conduct HIV prevention activities...

    Marlanea E Peabody, Adam Choung, Rochelle Rosen, Caroline Kuo, Wendee Wechsberg, Karen Fernandes, Caron Zlotnick and Jennifer Johnson

    Health & Justice 2014 2:8

    Published on: 2 April 2014

  10. Research article

    Discrimination based on criminal record and healthcare utilization among men recently released from prison: a descriptive study

    Healthcare discrimination based on race/ethnicity is associated with decreased healthcare access and utilization among racial/ethnic minority patients. Discrimination based on criminal record may also negative...

    Joseph W Frank, Emily A Wang, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Hedwig Lee and Megan Comfort

    Health & Justice 2014 2:6

    Published on: 25 March 2014

  11. Study protocol

    A cluster randomized trial of an organizational process improvement intervention for improving the assessment and case planning of offenders: a Study Protocol

    The Organizational Process Improvement Intervention (OPII), conducted by the NIDA-funded Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies consortium of nine research centers, examined an organizational interventi...

    Michael S Shafer, Michael Prendergast, Gerald Melnick, Lynda A Stein and Wayne N Welsh

    Health & Justice 2014 2:1

    Published on: 8 January 2014

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