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The penitentiary aspects of co-operation between prison service officials and the professional staff of forensic psychiatric wards

SŁAWOMIR ULCHURSKI1
1. Okręgowego Inspektoratu Służby Więziennej w Szczecinie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2000, suplement 4 (12), 129-135
Keywords: forensic-psychiatric ward, penitentiary operations

Abstract

This article deals with the currentlegal, organizational and staff potential of inquirydetention wards. Utilization of this potential makesit much easier for forensic-psychiatric professionalsto issue forensic psychiatric and psychological opinions.Forensic-psychiatric wards located in psychiatric hospitals rather than within the organizational structure of the prison do not provide such favourableconditions.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Sławomir Ulchurski,
Okręgowy Inspektorat Służby Więziennej, Szczecin