Mental Disorders

Mental Illness, Drinking, and the Social Division and Structure of Labor in the United States: 2003-2015

BACKGROUND: We draw on a relational theoretical perspective to investigate how the social division and structure of labor are associated with serious and moderate mental illness and binge and heavy drinking. METHODS: The Panel Study of Income …

Immigration Policies and Mental Health Morbidity among Latinos: A State-Level Analysis

RATIONALE: Despite abundant state-level policy activity in the U.S. related to immigration, no research has examined the mental health impact of the overall policy climate for Latinos, taking into account both inclusionary and exclusionary …

Prevalence of Mental Illnesses in U.S. State Prisons: A Systematic Review

ObjectivePeople with mental illnesses are understood to be overrepresented in the U.S. criminal justice system, and accurate prevalence estimates in corrections settings are crucial for planning and implementing preventive and diversionary policies …

Why Determine the Prevalence of Mental Illnesses in Jails and Prisons?