Prison Mental Health in Portugal: Letter to the Editor about the WHO Status Report on Prison Health

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https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19912

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Correctional Facilities, Forensic Psychiatry, Health Policy, Mental Disorders, Portugal, Right to Health

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WHO Regional Office for Europe. Status report on prison health in the WHO European region. Copenhagen; 2023. [cited 2023 Mar 10]. Available from: https://www.who.int/europe/publications/i/item/9789289058674.

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2023-05-15

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Martinho SM. Prison Mental Health in Portugal: Letter to the Editor about the WHO Status Report on Prison Health. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 May 15 [cited 2024 May 28];36(7-8):529-. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19912

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Letters to the Editor