Joseph P. Morrissey

General Medical Problems of Incarcerated Persons With Severe and Persistent Mental Illness: A Population-Based Study

General Medical Problems of Incarcerated Persons With Severe and Persistent Mental Illness: A Population-Based Study

Published: | Author: Gary S. Cuddeback, Anna M. Scheyett, Carrie Pettus-Davis, Joseph P. Morrissey

Persons with severe mental illness have higher rates of chronic general medical illness compared with the general population. Similarly, compared with the general population, incarcerated persons have higher rates of chronic medical illness; however, there is little information about the synergy between severe mental illness and incarceration and the general medical problems of consumers.

Category: Reentry, Mental Health