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  1. Across much of the developed world, the number of older people in custody has been increasing, which presents challenges for correctional systems due to the complex social, medical and mental health needs of t...

    Authors: Bryce E. Stoliker, Ashmini G. Kerodal, Lisa M. Jewell, Kelsey Brown, Arlene Kent-Wilkinson, Shelley Peacock, Megan E. O’Connell and J. Stephen Wormith

    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. The rising rates of women in prison is a serious public health issue. Unlike men, women in prison are characterised by significant histories of trauma, poor mental health, and high rates of substance use disor...

    Authors: Layla Edwards, Sacha Kendall Jamieson, Julia Bowman, Sungwon Chang, Josie Newton and Elizabeth Sullivan

    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. Juvenile drug treatment courts (JDTC) have struggled to define themselves since their inception in 1995. Early courts followed a format similar to adult drug courts, but these did not address the unique needs ...

    Authors: Matthew L. Hiller, Steven Belenko, Michael Dennis, Barbara Estrada, Chelsey Cain, Juliette R. Mackin, Raanan Kagan and Lauren Pappacena

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:38

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  4. Worldwide, the United States has the highest incarceration rate per capita. Thousands of people are released from US correctional facilities each year, including many who are impacted by HIV infection and subs...

    Authors: Zoe Pulitzer, Maria Box, Laura Hansen, Yordanos M. Tiruneh and Ank E. Nijhawan

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:37

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. Justice-involved youth have high rates of suicidal behavior and co-morbid psychiatric disorders, yet low rates of service use. Implementation efforts aimed at supporting cross-agency linkage protocols may be u...

    Authors: Gail A. Wasserman, Katherine S. Elkington, Gail Robson and Faye Taxman

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:36

    Content type: Methodology

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  6. The relationship between incarceration and women’s vulnerability to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) is understudied in Canada, despite numerous studies showing that justice-involved wom...

    Authors: Susie Taylor, Margaret Haworth-Brockman and Yoav Keynan

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:35

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. Misinformation about overdose risk from accidentally inhaling or touching fentanyl is widespread among police in the United States. This may aggravate already elevated burdens of officer stress and burnout, wh...

    Authors: Brandon del Pozo, Emily Sightes, Sunyou Kang, Jeremiah Goulka, Bradley Ray and Leo A. Beletsky

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:34

    Content type: Short report

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  8. The policies of U.S. local public housing authorities influence which populations have access to stable housing, an important resource for health. We assessed whether the restrictiveness of local public housin...

    Authors: Jonathan Purtle, Erdal Tekin, Luwam T. Gebrekristos, Linda Niccolai and Kim M. Blankenship

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:32

    Content type: Short report

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  9. Women in prison are a vulnerable group, often with a history of abuse, out-of-home care, mental health problems and unemployment. Many are mothers when they become involved in the criminal justice system and t...

    Authors: Erica Breuer, Marc Remond, Stacey Lighton, Jane Passalaqua, Jennifer Galouzis, Kelly-Anne Stewart and Elizabeth Sullivan

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:31

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in health and social care research is increasingly prevalent and is promoted in policy as a means of improving the validity of research. This also applies to people living ...

    Authors: Samantha Treacy, Steven Martin, Nelum Samarutilake and Tine Van Bortel

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:30

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. Solitary confinement is a widespread practice in US correctional facilities. Long-standing concerns about the physical and mental health effects of solitary confinement have led to litigation, legislation, and...

    Authors: David H. Cloud, Dallas Augustine, Cyrus Ahalt, Craig Haney, Lisa Peterson, Colby Braun and Brie Williams

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:28

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2021 9:29

  12. With over 11 million people incarcerated globally, prevention and control of COVID-19 in custodial settings is a critical component of the public health response. Given the risk of rapid transmission in these ...

    Authors: Lindsay A. Pearce, Alaina Vaisey, Claire Keen, Lucas Calais-Ferreira, James A. Foulds, Jesse T. Young, Louise Southalan, Rohan Borschmann, Ruth Gray, Sunita Stürup-Toft and Stuart A. Kinner

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:27

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2021 9:33

  13. Healthcare fraud entails great financial and human losses; however, there is no consensus regarding its definition, nor is there an inventory of its manifestations and factors. The objective is to identify the...

    Authors: José Villegas-Ortega, Luciana Bellido-Boza and David Mauricio

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:26

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. Although it is clear that incarcerated women need access to effective therapies for trauma sequelae, some have argued that one of the most effective treatments – exposure therapy – should not be provided in ca...

    Authors: Melissa J. Zielinski, Marie E. Karlsson and Ana J. Bridges

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:25

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. Over the past decade there have been numerous and impassioned calls to reform the practice of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons. This article examines the development, implementation, and processes of a res...

    Authors: Ryan M. Labrecque, Jennifer J. Tostlebe, Bert Useem and David C. Pyrooz

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:23

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. Justice-involved populations report a higher than average number of pre-incarceration stressful life events. However, few studies have described stressful life events which occur during incarceration, explored...

    Authors: Kelly E. Moore, Shania Siebert, Garrett Brown, Julia Felton and Jennifer E. Johnson

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:22

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. Mass incarceration has had an undeniable toll on childhood poverty and inequality, however, little is known about the consequences on pediatric health. The purpose of this study was to identify and describe th...

    Authors: Samantha Boch, Emre Sezgin, Donna Ruch, Kelly Kelleher, Deena Chisolm and Simon Lin

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:20

    Content type: Short report

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  18. In light of mounting evidence of the physical and psychological harms associated with solitary confinement, many correctional systems, state legislators, courts, and even international human rights bodies are ...

    Authors: Dallas Augustine, Melissa Barragan, Kelsie Chesnut, Natalie A. Pifer, Keramet Reiter and Justin D. Strong

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:21

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2021 9:24

  19. Prisoners complete suicide and self-harm more frequently than members of the community. Sex offenders have been found to be at greater risk of engaging in these behaviours. This study examines the characterist...

    Authors: Mathew Gullotta, David Greenberg, Olayan Albalawi, Armita Adily, Azar Karminia, Lee Knight, Andrew Ellis and Tony Gerard Butler

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:19

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. Prior studies have documented limited use of medications to treat opioid use disorders (OUD) for people incarcerated within state prisons in the United States. Using the framework of the criminal justice OUD s...

    Authors: Christy K. Scott, Michael L. Dennis, Christine E. Grella, Allison F. Mischel and John Carnevale

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:17

    Content type: Research Article

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  21. Individuals who are incarcerated have greater healthcare needs than non-justice-involved individuals, yet incarcerated individuals often report substandard care. There are disproportionate numbers of black, in...

    Authors: Lindsey A. Vandergrift and Paul P. Christopher

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:15

    Content type: Research Article

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  22. Fentanyl and related compounds have recently saturated the illicit drug supply in the United States, leading to unprecedented rates of fatal overdose. Individuals who are incarcerated are particularly vulnerab...

    Authors: Eliana Kaplowitz, Ashley Q. Truong, Alexandria Macmadu, Meghan Peterson, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Nathan Potter, Traci C. Green, Jennifer G. Clarke and Josiah D. Rich

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:13

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. Millions of people pass through U.S. jails annually. Conducting research about these public institutions is critical to understanding on-the-ground policies and practices, especially health care services, affe...

    Authors: Chelsea M. A. Foudray, Camille Kramer, Danielle S. Rudes, Carolyn Sufrin, Eliza Burr and Trisha Parayil

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:12

    Content type: Methodology

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  24. This study investigates the prisoner and prison-level factors associated with healthcare utilization (HCU) and the dynamic effects of previous HCU and health events. We analyze administrative data collected on...

    Authors: Jacques Spycher, Mark Dusheiko, Pascale Beaupère, Bruno Gravier and Karine Moschetti

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:11

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. Women on community supervision who inject drugs have significant unmet healthcare needs. However, it remains unclear how the intersection of community supervision and injection drug use influences healthcare e...

    Authors: Ariel Hoadley, Sarah Bauerle Bass, Jesse Brujaha, Paul A. D’Avanzo and Patrick J. Kelly

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:10

    Content type: Short report

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  26. Despite evidence that treatment reduces addiction-related harms, including crime and overdose, only a minority of addiction-affected individuals receive it. Linking individuals who committed an addiction-relat...

    Authors: Aleksandra E. Zgierska, Veronica M. White, Joseph Balles, Cory Nelson, Jason Freedman, Thao H. Nguyen and Sarah C. Johnson

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:9

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  27. Young people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) can face significant challenges in their lives, including overrepresentation in the justice system from a young age. Police questioning and court procee...

    Authors: Rebecca Anne Pedruzzi, Olivia Hamilton, Helena H. A. Hodgson, Elizabeth Connor, Elvira Johnson and James Fitzpatrick

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:8

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. People in the criminal justice system have complex needs but often do not make use of services outside of prison, in many cases due to poorly joined up working between health and criminal justice services. The...

    Authors: Charlotte Lennox, Rachel Stevenson, Christabel Owens, Richard Byng, Sarah L. Brand, Mike Maguire, Graham Durcan, Caroline Stevenson, Jenny Shaw and Cath Quinn

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  29. In the United States, foreign-born persons often have better health outcomes than their native-born peers, despite exposure to adversity. Nevertheless, it is unclear whether this pattern extends to the consequ...

    Authors: Julie L. Kuper and Jillian J. Turanovic

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:5

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2021 9:7

  30. Despite a growing body of empirical support for the effectiveness of extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) to reduce opioid relapse among people with opioid use disorder (OUD) transitioning from a correctional ...

    Authors: Michele Staton, Hannah K. Knudsen, Sharon L. Walsh, Carrie Oser, Erika Pike and Michelle Lofwall

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  31. Universal school-based prevention programs for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use are typically designed for all students within a particular school setting. However, it is unclear whether such broad-based p...

    Authors: Christopher Williams, Kenneth W. Griffin, Ruchi K. Mehta and Gilbert J. Botvin

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  32. Individuals with mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders often rapidly cycle through the justice system with multiple arrests. Therefore, is it imperative to examine the prevalence of mental he...

    Authors: Lauren A. Magee, J. Dennis Fortenberry, Marc Rosenman, Matthew C. Aalsma, Sami Gharbi and Sarah E. Wiehe

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  33. Sex trafficking is a public health and social justice issue that has traditionally been addressed with criminal justice solutions. Because many sex trafficking survivors are incarcerated for crimes related to ...

    Authors: Mekeila C. Cook, Ryan D. Talbert and Breanna Thomas

    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  34. COVID-19 has entered United States prison systems at alarming rates. Disparities in social and structural determinants of health disproportionately affect those experiencing incarceration, making them more vul...

    Authors: Katherine Lemasters, Erin McCauley, Kathryn Nowotny and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:24

    Content type: Research Article

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  35. Women with a history of incarceration are often engaged in highly gendered work, either sex work or low-wage care/service work jobs. While employment is an important element of reentry plans, low-wage jobs may...

    Authors: Sage J. Kim and Caryn Peterson

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:23

    Content type: Research Article

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  36. Limited information is available describing advance care planning (ACP) within correctional facilities, despite its increasing relevance due to the ageing population in prisons and the high rates of complex me...

    Authors: Ashley Macleod, Divya Nair, Ekin Ilbahar, Marcus Sellars and Linda Nolte

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:22

    Content type: Short report

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  37. It is a constitutional right to receive health care, including mental health care, while incarcerated. Yet, even basic evidence-based mental health care practices have not been routinely integrated into crimin...

    Authors: Melissa J. Zielinski, M. Kathryn Allison, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Geoffrey Curran, Nickolas D. Zaller and Jo Ann E. Kirchner

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:21

    Content type: Case Study

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  38. Justice-involved young adults (JIYA) aged 18–24 are at significant risk for HIV and problematic substance use (SU) but are unlikely to know their HIV status or be linked to HIV or SU treatment and care. Intens...

    Authors: Katherine S. Elkington, Megan A. O’Grady, Susan Tross, Patrick Wilson, Jillian Watkins, Lenore Lebron, Renee Cohall and Alwyn Cohall

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:20

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  39. Drug overdose is the leading cause of death after release from prison, and this risk is significantly higher among women compared to men. Within the first 2 weeks after release, the risk of death from drug ove...

    Authors: Elizabeth Needham Waddell, Robin Baker, Daniel M. Hartung, Christi J. Hildebran, Thuan Nguyen, Deza’Rae M. Collins, Jessica E. Larsen and Erin Stack

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:18

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  40. This editorial describes why surge planning in the community must account for potential infection outbreaks in jails and prisons, and why incarcerated people and those in contact with them, including over 450,...

    Authors: Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, Nguyen-Toan Tran, Tala Al-Rousan, Brie Williams and Nickolas Zaller

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:17

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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