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  1. Numerous poor health outcomes have been documented in the world’s large and growing population of prisoners and ex-prisoners. Repeat justice involvement and incarceration is normative for ex-prisoners in most ...

    Authors: Emma G Thomas, Matthew J Spittal, Faye S Taxman and Stuart A Kinner

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:10

    Content type: Research article

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  2. 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...

    Authors: Georgina Sutherland, Megan Carroll, Nick Lennox and Stuart Kinner

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:8

    Content type: Short report

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  3. 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...

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

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:7

    Content type: Research article

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  4. 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, ...

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

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:6

    Content type: Research article

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  5. In the growing field of implementation science, sustainability is a critical component of the implementation process of moving evidence-based treatments to regular practice. This paper is intended to extend ou...

    Authors: Christy A Visher, Yang Yang, Shannon G Mitchell, Yvonne Patterson, Holly Swan and Jennifer Pankow

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:5

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Incarceration rates for people with serious mental illnesses are higher than the general population. However, research has been limited in regards to patterns of incarcerations for patients treated in public m...

    Authors: Allyson Anderson, Silke von Esenwein, Anne Spaulding and Benjamin Druss

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:4

    Content type: Short report

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  7. Studies show that ex-prisoners often experience more health problems than the general population; unfortunately, these issues follow them upon their release from prison. As such, it is possible re-entry rates ...

    Authors: Danielle Wallace, John M Eason and Andrea M Lindsey

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:3

    Content type: Research article

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  8. 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...

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

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:12

    Content type: Research article

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  9. 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 ...

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

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:11

    Content type: Research article

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  10. In 2009, New York reformed its “Rockefeller Drug Laws”, terminating mandatory imprisonment for many drug charges and expanding the availability of treatment alternatives to incarceration. The reforms occurred ...

    Authors: Robert Riggs, Jim Parsons, Qing Wei and Ernest Drucker

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:10

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Chronic behavioral health conditions, such as psychiatric and substance use disorders, affect at least half of all arrestees, with two-thirds suffering from at least one chronic medical disorder. These conditi...

    Authors: Maureen McDonnell, Laura Brookes and Arthur J Lurigio

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:9

    Content type: Short report

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  12. 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...

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

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:8

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Prisoners are a vulnerable population with higher rates of trauma than community populations. Social support is important for both in–prison adjustment and post-release community re-entry. Loneliness, a relate...

    Authors: Jennifer C Kao, Adam Chuong, Madhavi K Reddy, Robyn L Gobin, Caron Zlotnick and Jennifer E Johnson

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:7

    Content type: Research article

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  14. 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...

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

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:6

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The world prison population is growing at a rate well in excess of general population growth, with more than 10 million adults currently in custody around the world and around 30 million moving through prison ...

    Authors: Stuart A Kinner, Kate van Dooren, Frances M Boyle, Marie Longo and Nicholas Lennox

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:4

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. 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...

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

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:1

    Content type: Study protocol

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  17. Persons held in correctional facilities are at high risk for HIV infection and their prevalence of HIV is substantially higher than in the general population. Thus, the need for proper surveillance and care of...

    Authors: Steven Belenko, Christy Visher, Michael Copenhaver, Matthew Hiller, Gerald Melnick, Daniel O’Connell, Frank Pearson and Bennett Fletcher

    Citation: Health & Justice 2013 1:8

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. Moving evidence-based practices (EBPs) from clinical research settings to real world work environments is challenging. Grounded in the work of Proctor and colleagues on “bench-trench” partnerships, quality imp...

    Authors: Faye S Taxman and Danielle S Rudes

    Citation: Health & Justice 2013 1:7

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. Substance use disorders are highly prevalent in community correctional populations, yet these settings frequently are ill-equipped to identify and refer offenders to community-based treatment services. In part...

    Authors: Peter D Friedmann, Lori J Ducharme, Wayne Welsh, Linda Frisman, Kevin Knight, Timothy Kinlock, Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Elizabeth Hall, Terry Urbine, Michael Gordon, Sami Abdel-Salam, Dan O’Connell, Carmen Albizu-Garcia, Hannah Knudsen, Jamieson Duval, Juliane Fenster…

    Citation: Health & Justice 2013 1:6

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. Despite a growing pipeline of effective clinical treatments, there remains a persistent research-to-practice gap in drug abuse services. Delivery of effective treatment services is especially lacking in the U....

    Authors: Lori J Ducharme, Redonna K Chandler and Tisha RA Wiley

    Citation: Health & Justice 2013 1:5

    Content type: Study protocol

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2014 2:3

  21. The primary aim of this paper is to explicate the mechanisms through which incarceration affects health. Guided by theories that emphasize the compounding nature of inequality and with a focus on those that ar...

    Authors: Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein

    Citation: Health & Justice 2013 1:3

    Content type: Research article

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  22. There is little data on the impact of prior criminal activity on the treatment of opioid dependence with office-based buprenorphine. The goal of this study was to investigate the association between prior crim...

    Authors: Elizabeth E Harris, Janet S Jacapraro and Darius A Rastegar

    Citation: Health and Justice 2013 1:2

    Content type: Research article

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