Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Victimization among Female Prisoners in Illinois
By Reichert, Jessica; Bostwick, Lindsay.
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC).
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) (Chicago, IL).
The need for correctional agencies to provide assistance to traumatized female offenders is explained. This information is important for those who work with female offenders to realize. Sections of this report include: key findings; introduction; literature review; methodology; findings are organized according to women offenders being bothered by PTSD symptoms, potential PTSD diagnosis, abuse type, abuse severity, crime, and help seeking and PTSD indicator scores; and conclusion. Eighty-three pe... Read More