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Author:  Margaret R. Moreland, J.D., M.S.L.S..

Source: Volume 20, Number 06, September/October 2019 , pp.83-85(3)

Correctional Health Care Report

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Our regular survey of important research findings reviews papers dealing with skin grafts and other methods for dealing with self-inflicted wounds among women prisoners; and the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder. Reviewed are “Receipt of Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Use Disorder by Justice-Involved Women in the Veterans Health Administration” by Emmeline Taylor, Christine Timko, Alex H. S. Harris, Mengfei Yu, and Andrea K. Finlay, published in Addiction Science and Clinical Practice (2019); “Acceptability and Feasibility Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial of Medical Skin Camouflage for Recovery of Women Prisoners with Self-Harm Scarring (COVER): The Study Protocol” by Heather Mitchell, Kathryn M. Abel, Brendan James Dunlop, Tammi Walker, Sandeep Ranote, Louise Robinson, Fiona Edgar, Tracy Millington, Rachel Meacock, Jenny Shaw, and Kerry Gutridge, published in BMJ Open (2019).

Keywords: Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Use; Self-Harm; Medical Skin Camouflage

Affiliations:  1: Pace University School of Law.

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