Towards a continuum of care in the EU criminal justice system: a survey of prisoners' needs in four countries (Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland)

The new member states of the European Union often experience new challenges with drug use in prisons and related health problems like high prevalence of infectious diseases. This study analyses the situation of prison drug use, infectious deseases and health care services in four countries: Estonia,...

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Published in:Schriftenreihe "Gesundheitsförderung im Justizvollzug"
Main Author: Stöver, Heino (Author)
Other Authors: Thane, Katja
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oldenburg BIS-Verl. der Carl-von-Ossietzky-Univ. 2011
In:Schriftenreihe "Gesundheitsförderung im Justizvollzug"
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Summary:The new member states of the European Union often experience new challenges with drug use in prisons and related health problems like high prevalence of infectious diseases. This study analyses the situation of prison drug use, infectious deseases and health care services in four countries: Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, and Poland. Based on a comprehensive literature review the prison health care in the four countries is described. A detailed picture is given of health status, drug use, health care and drug services in prisons. <engl.>
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. 285 - 311
Physical Description:313 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9783814222332