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J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 1997;25(4):571-9.

An introduction to correctional psychiatry: Part II.

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  • 1University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80206, USA.

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This article, which is the second of three parts, provides an overview of relevant guidelines/standards for providing mental health services within a correctional setting and describes essential characteristics of mental health systems designed to meet constitutional standards. Part II focuses on organizational issues within correctional mental health systems, staffing issues, and psychiatric screening/evaluation processes.

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