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  1. Research Article

    Older adults in jail: high rates and early onset of geriatric conditions

    The number of older adults in the criminal justice system is rapidly increasing. While this population is thought to experience an early onset of aging-related health conditions (“accelerated aging”), studies ...

    Meredith Greene, Cyrus Ahalt, Irena Stijacic-Cenzer, Lia Metzger and Brie Williams

    Health & Justice 2018 6:3

    Published on: 17 February 2018

  2. Research Article

    Maternal incarceration, child protection, and infant mortality: a descriptive study of infant children of women prisoners in Western Australia

    There are no population statistics collected on a routine basis on the children of prisoners in Australia. Accordingly, their potential vulnerability to adverse outcomes remains unclear. This study draws on li...

    Caitlin McMillen Dowell, Gloria C. Mejia, David B. Preen and Leonie Segal

    Health & Justice 2018 6:2

    Published on: 15 January 2018

  3. Research Article

    The associations of poor psychiatric well-being among incarcerated men with injecting drug use histories in Victoria, Australia

    Dual substance dependence and psychiatric and psychological morbidities are overrepresented in prison populations and associated with reoffending. In the context of an increasing prison population in Australia...

    Reece Cossar, Mark Stoové, Stuart A. Kinner, Paul Dietze, Campbell Aitken, Michael Curtis, Amy Kirwan and James R. P. Ogloff

    Health & Justice 2018 6:1

    Published on: 13 January 2018

  4. Research Article

    Contributors to nonsuicidal self-injury in incarcerated youth

    Despite elevations in risks associated with self-injurious behavior among community adolescents, the degree to which these features are associated with self-injury among incarcerated youth has rarely been exam...

    Larkin Street McReynolds, Gail Wasserman and Elise Ozbardakci

    Health & Justice 2017 5:13

    Published on: 13 December 2017

  5. Study Protocol

    The development of a healing model of care for an Indigenous drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation service: a community-based participatory research approach

    Given the well-established evidence of disproportionately high rates of substance-related morbidity and mortality after release from incarceration for Indigenous Australians, access to comprehensive, effective...

    Alice Munro, Anthony Shakeshaft and Anton Clifford

    Health & Justice 2017 5:12

    Published on: 4 December 2017

  6. Short report

    Statewide mental health training for probation officers: improving knowledge and decreasing stigma

    The large and growing number of probationers with mental illnesses pose significant challenges to the probationer officers who supervise them. Stigma towards mental illnesses among probation officers is largel...

    Nikhil Tomar, Marilyn A. Ghezzi, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Amy Blank Wilson, Tonya B. Van Deinse, Stacey Burgin and Gary S. Cuddeback

    Health & Justice 2017 5:11

    Published on: 15 November 2017

  7. Research Article

    The continuum of hepatitis C care for criminal justice involved adults in the DAA era: a retrospective cohort study demonstrating limited treatment uptake and inconsistent linkage to community-based care

    Incarcerated populations are disproportionately burdened by hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The introduction of highly-effective, direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment has potential to substantially reduc...

    Karli R. Hochstatter, Lauren J. Stockman, Ryan Holzmacher, James Greer, David W. Seal, Quinton A. Taylor, Emma K. Gill and Ryan P. Westergaard

    Health & Justice 2017 5:10

    Published on: 30 October 2017

  8. Research Article

    Manifestations of HIV stigma and their impact on retention in care for people transitioning from prisons to communities

    While most people living with HIV who are incarcerated in United States receive appropriate HIV care while they are in prison, interruptions in antiretroviral therapy and virologic failure are extremely common...

    Rebecca Kemnitz, Theresa C. Kuehl, Karli R. Hochstatter, Emily Barker, Anna Corey, Elizabeth A. Jacobs, Michael D. Repplinger, William J. Ehlenbach, David W. Seal, James M. Sosman and Ryan P. Westergaard

    Health & Justice 2017 5:7

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  9. Short report

    Trends in drug offers among adolescents in the United States, 2002–2014

    Being offered illicit drugs is a critical factor leading to drug initiation and other psychosocial risk behaviors among adolescents in the United States. However, there exist few studies examining the recent t...

    Sehun Oh, Christopher P. Salas-Wright and Michael G. Vaughn

    Health & Justice 2017 5:6

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  10. Research Article

    Integrated multisystem analysis in a mental health and criminal justice ecosystem

    Patients with a serious mental illness often receive care that is fragmented due to reduced availability of or access to resources, and inadequate, discontinuous, and uncoordinated care across health, social s...

    Erin Falconer, Tal El-Hay, Dimitris Alevras, John P Docherty, Chen Yanover, Alan Kalton, Yaara Goldschmidt and Michal Rosen-Zvi

    Health & Justice 2017 5:4

    Published on: 22 March 2017

  11. Editorial

    Commentary: the importance of Medicaid expansion for criminal justice populations in the south

    Though the full implications of a Trump presidency for ongoing health care and criminal justice reform efforts remain uncertain, whatever policy changes are made will be particularly salient for the South, whi...

    Nickolas D. Zaller, David H. Cloud, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Sarah Martino, Benjamin Bouvier and Brad Brockmann

    Health & Justice 2017 5:2

    Published on: 3 March 2017

  12. Research Article

    Are Australian prisons meeting the needs of Indigenous offenders?

    The over-representation of Indigenous Australians in custody is well documented, yet little is known about whether the health and social needs of Indigenous prisoners are met in correctional facilities. This s...

    Stephane M. Shepherd, James R. P. Ogloff and Stuart D. M. Thomas

    Health & Justice 2016 4:13

    Published on: 6 December 2016

  13. Research Article

    Agreement between self-reported healthcare service use and administrative records in a longitudinal study of adults recently released from prison

    Studies of healthcare service use often rely on self-reported data, especially in disadvantaged populations. Despite this, the reliability of self-reported healthcare service use is often questioned and routin...

    Megan Carroll, Georgina Sutherland, Anna Kemp-Casey and Stuart A. Kinner

    Health & Justice 2016 4:11

    Published on: 23 November 2016

  14. Research Article

    Interventions for drug-using offenders with co-occurring mental health problems: a systematic review and economic appraisal

    Drug-using offenders with co-occurring mental health problems are common in the criminal justice system. A combination of drug use and mental health problems makes people more likely to be arrested for crimina...

    Rebecca Woodhouse, Matthew Neilson, Marrissa Martyn-St James, Julie Glanville, Catherine Hewitt and Amanda E. Perry

    Health & Justice 2016 4:10

    Published on: 13 September 2016

  15. Research Article

    Unlocking dimensions of social capital in the prison setting

    Social capital has been shown to be a valuable resource for improving health outcomes. However, it has received little attention in the prison setting. Dimensions of social capital in mainstream society are li...

    Lise Lafferty, Carla Treloar, Tony Butler, Jill Guthrie and Georgina M. Chambers

    Health & Justice 2016 4:9

    Published on: 22 August 2016

  16. Research Article

    Gender and race disparities in weight gain among offenders prescribed antidepressant and antipsychotic medications

    Studies have found that antipsychotics and antidepressants are associated with weight gain and obesity, particularly among women and some minority groups. Incarcerated populations (also referred to as offender...

    Madison L. Gates, Thad Wilkins, Elizabeth Ferguson, Veronica Walker, Robert K. Bradford and Wonsuk Yoo

    Health & Justice 2016 4:6

    Published on: 23 May 2016

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