Author | Alan R. Felthous, MD


The Treatment of Persons With Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: An Untimely Report

August 13, 2014

The recent 2014 Joint Report of the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association could have been a most useful and timely report on the woefully inadequate access to appropriate levels of mental health services for incarcerated seriously mentally ill persons. This author believes the report will only make the problem worse.

The Paradox of Psychopathy

November 01, 2007

The clinical management of patients with psychopathy and other psychopathic disorders presents a vexing challenge for mental health professionals. The issues of hospital treatment and civil commitment can be especially confusing.