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Principal Investigator(s): Steadman, Henry J.
Summary: The goal of this research project was to develop an efficient mental health screen that would aid in the early identification of severe mental illnesses and other acute psychiatric problems during the jail intake process. The researchers sought to validate the Brief Jail Mental Health Screen (BJMHS) as such a tool. Participants in the study included male and female jail detainees admitted to one of four county jails, two in Maryland and two in New York, from November 2005 to June 2006. A total o... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR21184.v1
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