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  1. Fidelity assessment tools can assess whether a program embraces a core set of principles and performs well. A quality fidelity tool with valid scales can be a feedback loop to identify areas that need further ...

    Authors: Niloofar Ramezani, Avi Bhati, Amy Murphy, Douglas Routh and Faye S. Taxman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:19

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2022 10:20

  2. The COVID-19 pandemic responses in jails have forced detention officers to adjust how they approach the confinement and care of individuals while they are incarcerated. One aspect of incarceration affected was...

    Authors: Travis Pinn, Heather Williamson, Bethany Robinson, Sara Shuman, Maria Evans, George Pro and Ricky Camplain
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:18
  3. Problem-solving courts have the potential to help reduce harms associated with the opioid crisis. However, problem-solving courts vary in their policies toward medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), with ...

    Authors: Barbara Andraka-Christou, Olivia Randall-Kosich, Matthew Golan, Rachel Totaram, Brendan Saloner, Adam J. Gordon and Bradley D. Stein
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:14
  4. Internationally, people in prison should receive a standard of healthcare provision equivalent to people living in the community. Yet efforts to assess the quality of healthcare through the use of quality indi...

    Authors: Sue Bellass, Krysia Canvin, Kate McLintock, Nat Wright, Tracey Farragher, Robbie Foy and Laura Sheard
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:13
  5. People with opioid use disorders are overrepresented in correctional facilities, and are at high risk of opioid overdose. Despite the fact that buprenorphine/naloxone is the first line treatment for people wit...

    Authors: Lori Regenstreif, Marina Sadik, Erin Beaulieu, Claire Bodkin, Lori Kiefer, Dale Guenter, Patsy W. P. Lee and Fiona G. Kouyoumdjian
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:11
  6. The role of rapid testing has proven vital in reducing infection incidence in communities through swift identification and isolation of infected individuals. The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly catastr...

    Authors: Benjamin L. Sievers, James Klotzle and Tipu V. Khan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:10
  7. Many law enforcement agencies across the United States equip their officers with the life-saving drug naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Although officers can be effectively trained to admi...

    Authors: Hope M. Smiley-McDonald, Peyton R. Attaway, Nicholas J. Richardson, Peter J. Davidson and Alex H. Kral
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:9
  8. Women make up 5% of the European prison population on average. Almost invisible in prison and health research, and suffering the stigma associated with female offending, incarcerated women are often forgotten,...

    Authors: Aurélie Augsburger, Céline Neri, Patrick Bodenmann, Bruno Gravier, Véronique Jaquier and Carole Clair
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:8
  9. The purpose of the study was to assess the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and to determine whether TBI or PTSD is associated with an increase in general or...

    Authors: Pamela K. Lattimore, Nicholas J. Richardson, Pamela L. Ferguson and E. Elisabeth Pickelsimer
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:7
  10. Women under community supervision in the U.S. experience high rates of substance use and HIV/STDs and face multiple barriers to healthcare services. Informal social support, provided by family, friends, and ot...

    Authors: Karli R. Hochstatter, Melissa N. Slavin, Louisa Gilbert, Dawn Goddard-Eckrich and Nabila El-Bassel
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:6
  11. Women involved in the criminal legal (CL) system in the United States have much higher levels of chronic and infectious illness than women in the general population. Over 80% of women in the CL system are on c...

    Authors: Jennifer Lorvick, Jordana L. Hemberg, Erica N. Browne and Megan L. Comfort
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:5
  12. Incarcerated women have a higher prevalence of health problems than the general population; however, little is known about their perspectives on the healthcare they receive. Here, we conducted semi-structured ...

    Authors: Whitney K. Norris, M. Kathryn Allison, Marley F. Fradley and Melissa J. Zielinski
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:4
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2022 10:16

  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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

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

  24. 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

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

  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

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

  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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

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