xviii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The history of maintaining order with persons with mental illnesses The criminalization of persons with mental illnesses The law enforcement response to persons with mental illnesses in crises Mental health courts Discharge planning : diversion & re-entry Outpatient commitment Jail processing of persons with mental illnesses Dealing with mental illness in the prison population Psychological profiles of criminal justice practitioners : how experiences and attitudes shape the treatment of those with mental illnesses The intersection of mental illness and criminal law.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
KF9242 .S59 2008
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