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New and Noteworthy

September 2015

General Reports

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

The Effects of Prison Visits From Family Members on Prisoners' Well-Being, Prison Rule Breaking, and Recidivism: A Review of Research Since 1991.
De Claire K, Dixon L.

Trauma Violence Abuse
. 2015 Aug 31.


The Stanford Prison Experiment: Implications for the Care of the "Difficult" Patient.
Onishi SL, Hebert RS.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care
. 2014 Sep 23. pii: 1049909114552126.

Heavy-light, absent-present: rethinking the 'weight' of imprisonment.
Crewe B, Liebling A, Hulley S.

Br J Sociol
. 2014 Sep;65(3):387-410

The Principle of Equivalence Reconsidered: Assessing the Relevance of the Principle of Equivalence in Prison Medicine.
Jotterand F, Wangmo T.

Am J Bioeth
. 2014 Jul;14(7):4-12.

The Impact of Relaxing Music on Prisoners' Levels of Anxiety and Anger.
Bensimon M, Einat T, Gilboa A.
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2013 Nov 20.

Changes in mental state associated with prison environments: a systematic review.
Walker J, Illingworth C, Canning A, et al

Acta Psychiatr Scand
. 2013 Nov 18.

Applying the creating lasting family connections marriage enhancement program to marriages affected by prison reentry.
Shamblen SR, Arnold BB, McKiernan P, et al  

Fam Process
. 2013 Sep;52(3):477-98.

Commentary: toward an improved understanding of recidivism.
Carré AJ.
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law
. 2012;40(2):232-3.

Food allergies: the implications for correctional facilities.
Buskey RH, Macky RC, Brown NL.
J Correct Health Care. 2012 Apr;18(2):105-10.

Personality structure among prisoners: How valid is the five-factor model, and can it offer support for Eysenck's theory of criminality?
Ireland JL, Ireland CA.
Crim Behav Ment Health. 2010 Aug 24

Heterosexual Romantic Relationships Inside of Prison: Partner Status as Predictor of Loneliness, Sexual Satisfaction, and Quality of Life.
Carcedo RJ, Perlman D, Orgaz MB,  et al

Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol
. 2010 Jul 1

Parental incarceration: the challenges for attachment researchers.
Bretherton I.
Attach Hum Dev
. 2010 Jul;12(4):417-28

Spiritual Issues/Challenges

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
Pastoral Group Counselling at a High Security Prison in Israel: Integrating Pierre Janet's Psychological Analysis with Fritz Perls' Gestalt Therapy.
Brown P, Brown M.
J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2015 Mar;69(1):

Causation of Drug Abuse and Treatment Strategy: A Comparison of Counselors' Perceptions of Faith-Based and Secular Drug Treatment Programs. z
Chu DC, Sung HE.
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2012 Oct 15.

Direct and Indirect Effects of Religiosity on Valuation of Life Through Forgiveness and Social Provisions Among
Older Incarcerated Males

Randall GK, Bishop AJ.
. 2012 May 20.

Can Faith-Based Correctional Programs Work? An Outcome Evaluation of the InnerChange Freedom Initiative in Minnesota.
Duwe G, King M.
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol
. 2012 Mar 21

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