Forensic: Research Articles

  1. Al-Rousan, T., Rubenstein, L., Sieleni, B., Deol, H., & Wallace, R. B. (2017). Inside the nation's largest mental health institution: A prevalence study in a state prison system. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 342.
  2. Assadi, S. M., Noroozian, M., Shariat, S. V., Yahyazadeh, O., Pakravannejad, M., Aghayan, S. (2007). Neurological soft signs in mentally disordered offenders. The Journal of NeuroPsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 19(4), 420-427.
  3. Birtel, M. D., Wood, L., & Kempa, N. J. (2017). Stigma and social support in substance abuse: Implications for mental health and well-being. Psychiatry Research.
  4. Cahill, B. S., Coolidge, F. L., Segal, D. L., Klebe, K. J., Marle, P. D., & Overmann, K. A. (2012). Prevalence of ADHD and its subtypes in male and female adult prison inmates. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 30(2), 154-166.
  5. Connell, C. (2016) Forensic occupational therapy to reduce risk of reoffending: A survey of practice in the United Kingdom, The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 27(6), 907-928. doi:10.1080/14789949.2016.1237535
  6. Craik, C., Bryant, W., Ryan, A., Barclay, S., Brooke, N., Mason, A., & Russell, P. (2010). A qualitative study of service user experiences of occupation in forensic mental health. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(5), 339-344.
  7. D'Amico, M. L., Jaffe, L. E., & Gardner, J. A. (2018). Evidence for interventions to improve and maintain occupational performance and participation for people with serious mental illness: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(5), 1-11.
  8. Easley, C.E. (2011). Together we can make a difference: The case for transnational action for improved health in prisons. Public Health, 125(10): 675-679.
  9. Fazel, S. & Seewald, K. (2012). Severe mental illness in 33,588 prisoners worldwide: Systematic review and meta‐regression analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 200(5), 364-373. doiI:10.1192/bjp.bp.111.096370
  10. Forward, M. J., Lloyd, C., & Trevan-Hawke, J. (1999). The OT in the forensic psychiatric setting. British Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation, 6(9), 442-446.
  11. Gardner, J., Rodar, S., Ben-Baruch, M., Beronio, A., Malinak, J., Pignataro, L., Swarbrick, M., & Olker, S. (2019). Impacts of financial management programs for adults with substance-use and mental health disorders. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(4_Supplement_1), 7311520388.
  12. Gibson, R. W., D'Amico, M., Jaffe, L., & Arbesman, M. (2011). Occupational therapy interventions for recovery in the areas of community integration and normative life roles for adults with serious mental illness: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(3), 247-256.
  13. Gutman, S. A., Diamond, H., Holness-Parchment, S. E., Brandofino, D. N., Pacheco, D. G., Jolly-Edouard, M., & Jean-Charles, S. (2004). Enhancing independence in women experiencing domestic violence and possible brain injury: An assessment of an occupational therapy intervention. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 20(1), 49-79.
  14. Hitch, D., Hii, Q. K., & Davey, I. (2016). Occupational therapy in forensic psychiatry: Recent developments in our understandings (2007-2013). British journal of occupational therapy, 79(4), 197-205.
  15. Ju, S. & Tang, M. (2016). Career planning and transition for students with mental health issues: Integrated services at K-12 settings. Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, 32(1), 63.
  16. McNiel, D. E., Binder, R. L., & Robinson, J. C. (2005). Incarceration associated with homelessness, mental disorder, and co-occurring substance abuse. Psychiatric Services, 56, 840-846. doi:10.1176/
  17. Mericle, A. A., Arria, A. M., Meyers, K., Cacciola, J., Winters, K. C., & Kirby, K. (2015). National trends in adolescent substance use disorders and treatment availability: 2003-2010. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 24(5), 255-263. doi:10.1080/1067828x.2013.829008
  18. Merryman, M. & Synovec, C. (2017). Expanding mental health occupational therapy to emerging settings: Provider perspectives. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(4). (Supplement 1). doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO5156
  19. Michna, I., & Trestman, R. (2016). Correctional management and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online, 44(2), 253-258. 
  20. Mitchum, P. & Moodie-Mills, A. C. (2014). Beyond bullying: How hostile school climate perpetuates the school-to-prison pipeline for LGBT youth. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.
  21. Muñoz, J. P., Moreton, E. M., & Sitterly, A. M. (2016). The scope of practice of occupational therapy in US criminal justice settings. Occupational Therapy International, 23(3), 241-254.
  22. Nyamathi, A., Shin, S. S., Smeltzer, J., Salem, B., Yadav, K., Krogh, D., & Ekstrand, M. (2017). Effectiveness of dialectical behavioral therapy on reduction of recidivism among recently incarcerated homeless women: A pilot study. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology, 62(15), 4796-4813.
  23. Prins, S. J. (2014). Prevalence of mental illnesses in U.S. state prisons: A systematic review. Psychiatric Services, 65(7): 862-872. doi:10.1176/
  24. Raphael, S. (2011). Incarceration and prisoner reentry in the United States. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 635(1), 192-215. doi:10.1177/0002716210393321
  25. Ristad, R.N. (2008). A stark examination of prison culture, and prison ministry. Journal of Theology, 47(3): 292-303.
  26. Rojo-Mota, G., Pedrero-Perez, E. J., & Huertas-Hoyas, E. (2017). Systematic review of occupational therapy in the treatment of addiction: Models, practice, and qualitative and quantitative research. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, (5). Retrieved from:
  27. Steinberg, L., Chung, H. L., & Little, M. (2004). Reentry of young offenders from the justice system. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 2(1), 21-38. doi:10.1177/1541204003260045
  28. Torrey, E. F., Kennard, A. D., Eslinger, D., Lamb, R., & Pavle, J. (2010). More mentally ill persons are in jails and prisons than hospitals: A survey of the states. Arlington, VA: Treatment Advocacy Center, 1-18.
  29. Van der Put, C., Creemers, H., & Hoeve, M. (2014). Differences between juvenile offenders with and without substance use problems in the prevalence and impact of risk and protective factors for criminal recidivism. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 134(1), 267-274.
  30. Wimberly, A. S. & Engstrom, M. (2018). Stress, substance use, and yoga in the context of community reentry following incarceration. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 24(1), 96-103.