Perceived Social Ties and Mental Health Among Formerly Incarcerated Men in New York City

The United States (U.S.) has the highest numbers of incarcerated individuals in the world. During the 1990s, the growth rate of the prison population was seven times that of the general population (Diamond, Wang, Holzer, Thomas, & Cruser, 2001). Currently, more than 1.5 million people are incarcerated in U.S. federal or state prisons (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2016b)… Read Full Article (PDF)