(2009) Seriousness/Acuity of Mentally Ill Offenders in Prison, Data Download, Iowa Department of Corrections, July 2009. Corrections, Department of
As of yearend 2008, about 41.2% of inmates had at least one diagnosis of a mental illness. The prevalence of mental illness among female offenders is higher than for men. However, it is important to look beyond these numbers to obtain a more accurate picture of the mentally ill inmate population and the challenges they pose for the Department of Corrections.
|Item Type:||Departmental Report|
|Keywords:||mental illness, prevalence, inmate, population|
|Subjects:||Law enforcement and courts > Corrections|
|Deposited By:||Ms Terri L Pletcher|
|Deposited On:||07 Jun 2012 12:54|
|Last Modified:||07 Jun 2012 12:54|