Based on What You Learned in Your Text, Which of the Following
Based on what you learned in your text, which of the following characteristics increases the chances that a person suffering from a mental illness will come into contact with the police?
A) if the mentally ill person is an African American
B) if the mentally ill person has a "dual diagnosis"
C) if the mentally ill person comes from a disadvantaged background
D) if the mentally ill person is a female
Anna has suffered from chronic depression her entire life. She was also recently arrested for drug trafficking, because she has used heroin to self-medicate in order to deal with her depression. Anna has a(n) ______, and she's in good company: Approximately 1/3 of inmates serving time for drug offenses also have mental illnesses.
A) double indemnity
B) double hazard
C) dual diagnosis
D) untreatable illness
Research on mentally ill inmates uncovered all of the following findings EXCEPT ______.
A) a reduced likelihood of recidivism due to being treated for their illnesses
B) they experience longer periods of incarceration
C) they cost more to incarcerate
D) they are more likely to commit suicide
Investigations have uncovered that mentally ill inmates are at risk of ______.
A) widespread abuse by correctional officers
B) injury and death from other inmates
C) losing healthcare as a result of cash-strapped budgets in prisons
D) increasing violent behavior as a result of interactions with other inmates