Health Issues among Incarcerated Women

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INDEX
Page numbers in italics refer to tables.1993 Supplemental Homicide Reports (Federal Bureau of Investigation), 69
AA. See Alcoholic Anonymous
ABA. See American Bar Association
abacillary TB, 208
abortion option, 76
abuse. See emotional abuse; psychological abuse; physical abuse; sexual abuse
ACA. See American Correctional Association
acid-fast bacilli (AFB) smear, 207–208
ACOG. See American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
ADAM. See Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring
addictive behaviors. See specific addictive behaviors
adherence to antiretroviral therapy: definition and measurements, 249–250; determinants, 251–254; measurement in prison, 250–251; reasons for missed medications, 255
administrative release, 323
adolescents, health of incarcerated, 67–87; age-appropriate screenings, 73; diagnosed conditions, 71; health assessments, 71, 72; health education programs, 75; intake procedures, 72; mental health problems. See mental health problems, adolescents; pregnancies. See pregnancies, girls and; sexual abuse. See sexual abuse, adolescents; sexual risk behavior, 140–161; sexually transmitted infections. See HIV/AIDS, adolescents; sexually transmitted infections/diseases, adolescents; substance abuse. See substance abuse, adolescents
adoption option, 76
adult-onset diabetes mellitus (AODM), 262, 268
AFB smear. See acid-fast bacilli
African American women: adolescents and alcohol use, 144, 151; adolescents and health problems, 74; adolescents and HIV/AIDS, 141–142; adolescents and marijuana use, 152, 152; age of sexual initiation, 148; asthma, 277; cardiovascular disease, 264; condom use, 150; diabetes, 74; diagnosed conditions among adolescents, 71; drug offenses, 2123; economic hardships, 23; family, 23; fatal hepatitis, 207; gender entrapment theoretical model, 59–61; health status, 18; hepatitis C, 223; HIV/AIDS rates, 199, 241; hypertension, 267, 268; juvenile offenders, 70; lifetime number of sexual partners, 149; overview of, 3; prison population proportion, 19, 124, 196; representation in correctional facilities, 5–6, 6, 241, 321; risk of ill health, 12; tuberculosis, 193, 195, 196, 199, 207, 217; violence, 48
aftercare, 81–82, 157
age: cardiovascular disease, 264; chronological vs. physiological, 322; graying of prison population, 321–322; hepatitis C, 223; imprisonment by, 7; sexual initiation, 148, 149
aggregated assault, 69
aggressive behavior, 117, 118
AHA. See American Heart Association
Aid to Imprisoned Mothers (AIM), 44, 307, 308
AIM. See Aid to Imprisoned Mothers
Alabama, 215, 242–243

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