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|Patterns of childhood adversities and their associations with adult victimization among incarcerated men and women in Spanish prisons||2023||Publications|
The current study examines if distinct profiles of childhood adversities exist for men and women and analyzes their associations with multiple forms of interpersonal victimization during adulthood.
|The Shadow of Childhood Harm Behind Prison Walls: Theory, Evidence, and Treatment||2022||Publications|
With authority and rigor, Wolff employs ethics, law, science, and compassion to call out the anti-humanism roots underpinning the (un)intelligent design of the current correctional system and rings in a new way of intelligently designing and maintaining a just, fair, and person-centered system of asylum, of and for humanity.
|Latent class analysis of self-reported substance use during incarceration: Gender differences and associations with emotional distress and aggressiveness||2022||Publications|
Introduction We know little about the prevalence and patterns of substance use during incarceration, and …
|Childhood abuse classes for incarcerated men and women: Are there unique gender patterns in abuse classes?||2022||Publications|
This study investigated whether latent class structures of childhood abuse are equivalent for incarcerated males and females.
|Violence against incarcerated women: predicting risk through the lens of childhood harm||2022||Publications|
A sample of 564 incarcerated women was used to examine the link between in-prison victimization, childhood (physical, sexual, and emotional) harm, and mental illness.
|The prevalence of prison-based physical and sexual victimization in males and females: a systematic review and meta-analysis||2022||Publications|
Rates of prison-based interpersonal harm, while high, varied significantly by type of victimization, sex, and study methodology.
|Understanding polyvictimization in prison: Prevalence and predictors among men inmates in Spain||2021||Publications|
Victimization—physical, sexual, and emotional—is part of prison life for a sizable proportion of incarcerated people. …
|Childhood adversity classes of incarcerated men and their association with prison-based psychological distress and substance use||2020||Publications|
The current article investigates the association between childhood adversity histories and prison-based psychological distress and …
|The association between substance use and mental health symptoms among incarcerated male in Spain||2020||Publications|
This paper explores the association between substance use prior to and during incarceration and between …
|Co-morbid psychological distress groups among incarcerated men||2020||Publications|
Purpose This study aims to examine the behavioral health disorders and trauma exposure are disproportionately …
|Predictors of substance use among male prisoners in Spain: The role of childhood abuse and social support||2020||Publications|
Objective: Substance use among incarcerated people is prevalent in prisons worldwide. Little is known, however, about …
|Associations among psychological distress, adverse childhood experiences, social support, and resilience in incarcerate men||2019||Publications|
This study examines the association between psychological distress and two aggravating factors (childhood adversity and …
|Exploring associations between interpersonal violence and prison size in Spanish prisons||2019||Publications|
The majority of research based on prisons in the United States has found a positive …
|Are mental health courts target efficient?||2018||Incarceration, Mental Health|
In practice, the “problem-solving” movement is an attempt to migrate certain problems present among offenders …
|A general model of harm in correctional settings||2018||Publications|
That prisons, as social institutions, are harmful is an accepted fact by corrections experts, although …
|The association between substance use and physical victimization among incarcerated men in Spanish prisons||2017||Addiction, Incarceration, International, Physical Violence|
Physical victimization and substance use are common behaviors inside prisons. Yet little is known about …
|addiction incarceration international physical-violence|
|Self-report rates of physical and sexual violence among Spanish inmates by mental illness and gender||2016||Incarceration, Physical Violence, Sexual Violence|
High rates of mental illnesses and victimization have been reported for prison populations. This study …
|incarceration physical-violence sexual-violence|
|Prevalence and predictors of sexual victimization among incarcerated men and women in Spanish prisons||2016||Incarceration, International, Sexual Violence|
Little is known about the prevalence of sexual victimization (SV) in prisons located outside the …
|incarceration international sexual-violence|
|Screening for PTSD among incarcerated Men: A comparative analysis of computer-administered and interviewer-administered modalities||2015||Publications|
Trauma exposure is overrepresented in incarcerated male populations and is linked to psychiatric morbidity, particularly posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
|Implementation and effectiveness of integrated trauma and addiction treatment for incarcerated men||2015||Publications|
A controlled trial of Seeking Safety (SS) and Male-Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model (M-TREM) examined implementation and effectiveness of integrated group therapy for comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorder (SUD).
|Screening for substance use disorder among incarcerated men with the Alcohol, Smoking, Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST): A comparative analysis of computer-administered and interviewer-administered modalities.||2015||Publications|
We test the feasibility, reliability, and validity of using computer-administered self- interviewing (CASI) versus interviewer-administered interviewing (IAI) to screen for substance use problems among incarcerated men using the Alcohol, Smoking, Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST).
|Evaluating client selection and selection fidelity: Case of mental health probation supervision.||2014||Publications|
This article describes the process by which clients were selected to participate in a specialized mental health caseload (SMHC).
|Mental health specialized probation caseloads: Are they effective?||2014||Mental Health|
This study explores the effectiveness of a prototypic SMHC implemented statewide.
|Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral trauma treatment for incarcerated women with mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders.||2012||Publications|
Study examines the implementation and effectiveness of a cognitive–behavioral intervention (Seeking Safety) for comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorder (SUD) for incarcerated women with Axis I mental disorders
|Measuring victimization inside prisons: Questioning the questions.||2008||Publications|
This article focuses on the questions used in the prison victimization literature to elicit information on victimization from inmates, compared to questions used in the general victimization literature
|The social construction of the cost of mental illness||2007||Publications|
Economists have given little attention to the social construction of illness and how it undergirds …
|Modeling costs and burden of informal caregiving for persons with bipolar disorder||2006||Publications|
This paper develops an integrated burden model of informal caregiving, which is contrasted with other more traditional models of caregiving costs, and then uses these models to estimate the financial burden of bipolar disorder.
|The community impact of consolidating long-term inpatient care at a single state hospital||2000||Publications|
A community impact model was used to estimate how consolidation of all long-term inpatient care at one state mental hospital affected the town in which the hospital was located
|Measuring costs: What is counted and who is accountable?||1998||Publications|
The intent of this paper is to open up the black box of costing methods and explore the options and trade-offs associated with the different ways that cost outcomes can be estimated.