ERIC Number: EJ648533
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Women Prisoners' Mental Health: Vulnerabilities, Risks and Resilience.
Martin, Margaret E.; Hesselbrock, Michie N.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v34 n1 p25-44 2001
Studies 49 incarcerated women to examine the complex relationship among women's criminal history, victimization, relational supports, personal strengths and their mental health. A cluster analysis produced four typologies shaping recommendations for assessment and treatment. Findings suggest that women with the greatest mental health needs have the greatest childhood violence risk, greatest proclivity for violent crime and the weakest social supports. (Contains 58 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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