Inmates with ADHD
Department of Psychiatry; Center for Mental Health Services Research
Medical Subject Headings
Prisons; Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology
Correctional psychiatrists have a responsibility to advocate for the clinical needs of inmates and to educate other staff about the importance of treatment. They also have an obligation to act with sensitivity to institutional concerns. The treatment of ADHD poses an especially difficult challenge in this regard.
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Citation: Appelbaum, K. L. (2008). Inmates with ADHD: a stimulating treatment proposal. CorrDocs, 11, 1.