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Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

DesCoteaux V., Coleman K., Lewis C. A Quality Improvement Program’s Role in Optimizing Health Care Delivery in Juvenile Justice Settings. Correctional Health Care Report, 8(6), 81-92, 2007.

Ford J.D., Trestman RL., Hogan V., Zhang W. Development and Validation of a Brief Mental Health Screening Instrument for Newly Incarcerated Adults, Assessment, 14(3), 279-99, 2007.

Kamath J., Temporini H., Quarti S., Zhang W., Pagano K., Demartinis N., Trestman RL. Psychiatric Use and Utility of Divalproex Sodium in Connecticut Prisons. Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol, 52,358, 2008. Originally published online September 2007.

Trestman RL., Ford J.D., Zhang W., Hogan V. Current and Lifetime Psychiatric Illness among Inmates not Identified as Acutely Mentally Ill at Intake in Connecticut’s Jails. J American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law,, 35(4),490-500, 2007.

Delaney K.R., Shelton D., Bonham B., Pearson G. and Thomas J. Meeting the mental health needs of youth in juvenile justice: the nurses' role. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 21(2),116-117, 2008.

EErickson S.K., Rosenheck, R.A., Trestman RL., Ford J.D., Desai, R.A. Risk of Incarceration Between Cohorts of Veterans With and Without Mental Illness Discharged From Inpatient Units. Psychiatric Services, 59(2), 178-183, 2008.

Shelton D. Establishing the public's trust through community-based participatory research. Inn J. Fitzpatrick & E. Merwin. (Eds). Rural nursing outreach and community advocacy. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 26(9), 237-259, 2008.

Shelton D.. Translating theory into practice: Results of a 2-year trial for the LEAD programme. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 15(4), 313-321, 2008.

Ford JD, Trestman RL, Weisbrok V, Zhang W. Validation of a Brief Screening Instrument for Identifying Psychiatric Disorders Among Newly Incarcerated Adults. Psychiatric Services, 60(6), 842-6, 2009.

McClure M, Trestman RL, Koenigsberg H, Goodman M, New A, Silverman J, Siever L. The Effects of Risperidone on the Cognitive Performance of Individuals with Schizotypal Personality Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychopharm, 29(4), 396-398, 2009.

Shelton, D. (2009). Forensic nursing in Secure Environments. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 8(1), 131-142.

Shelton, D. (2009). Leadership, Education Achievement, and Development: A nursing intervention for prevention of youthful offending behavior. [Special Issue- Violence, crime, and mental health]. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 14(6), 429-441.

Shelton D, Sampl S, Kesten K, Zhang W, Trestman RL. Treatment of Impulsive Aggression in Correctional Settings. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 27:787-800, 2009.

Shelton D, Sampl S, Kesten K, Zhang W, Trestman RL. Treatment of Impulsive Aggression in Correctional Settings. [Special Issue: Correctional Health Services]. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 27, 1-14, 2009.

Sohrab Zahedi, Robert Burchuk, David C. Stone, and Alex Kopelowicz. Gun Laws and the Involuntarily Committed: A California Road Map. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:545–8, 2009.

Wakai S, Shelton D, Trestman RL, Kesten K. Conducting Research in Corrections: Challenges and Solutions. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 27(5) 743-752, 2009.

Ehret, M., Shelton, D., Wakai, S., Zhang, W., Kamath, J. (2010). The effect of psychotropic medication dosing on symptom control for inmates with Bipolar Disorder. (Abstract). Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 23(2), 150.

Ehret, M., Shelton, D., Wakai, S., Zhang, W., Kamath, J. (2010). The effect of psychotropic medication dosing on symptom control for inmates with Bipolar Disorder. (Abstract). Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 23(2), 150.

Kamath J, Shelton D, Wakai S, Kesten K, Zhang W, Trestman RL. Disseminating Best Practices for Bipolar Disorder Treatment in a Correctional Population. Psych Services,61(9):1-3, 2010.

Kamath J, Temporini H, ZhangW, Kesten K, Wakai S, Shelton D, Trestman R (2010). Disseminating Best Practices for Bipolar Disorder Treatment Correctional Pop‟n. Psych Services (61)9, 865-867.

Kamath J, Trestman RL, et al., "Disseminating Best Practices for Bipolar Disorder in the Correctional Setting: Process Outcomes" Psychiatric Services, 61(9):865-7, 2010.

Sampl S, Wakai S, Trestman RL. Translating evidence-based practices from community to corrections: An example of implementing DBT-CM. Journal of Behavioral Analysis of Offender and Victim Treatment and Prevention, 2(2): 114-23, 2010.
Shelton, D. Meeting the Challenge of Correctional Health. Nursing Outlook, 58(2), e27-e28, 2010.

Shelton, D., Ehret, M J. Wakai, S, Kapetanovic, T., & Moran, M. (2010). Psychotropic medication adherence in correctional facilities – A review of the literature. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (17)7, 603-613.

Shelton D, Weiskopf C, Nicholson M. Correctional Nursing Competency Development in the CT Correctional Managed Health Care. J Correctional Health Care. 16(4) 299-309, 2010.

Kamath, Temporini, Zhang, Kesten, Wakai, Shelton & Trestman (February, 2011). Algorithm- driven treatment of bipolar disorder in Connecticut prisons: A feasibility study. Submitted to Journal of Mental Health Services Research.

Kamath J, Zhang W, Kesten K, Wakai S, Shelton D, Trestman RL. Algorithm-Driven Pharmacological Management of Bipolar Disorder in Connecticut Prisons. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 57(2) 251–264 2013, DOI: 10.1177/0306624X11427537, online 24 November 2011.

Kapetanovic, T., Castro, M.E., & Shelton, D. (January, 2011). A descriptive study of health care needs among halfway house residents transitioning from prison. Submitted to Journal of Health & Social Care in the Community.

Shelton D, Kesten K, Zhang W, Trestman RL. Impact of a Dialectic Behavior Therapy- Corrections Modified upon Behaviorally Challenged Incarcerated Male Adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 24: 105-113, 2011

Shelton, D. & Wakai, S. (2011). A process evaluation of START NOW Skills Training for Inmates with impulsive and aggressive behaviors." Special edition in Forensics and Corrections: Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 17(2), 148-157.

Barry LC, Ford JD, Trestman RL. (2012). Comorbid Mental Illness and Poor Physical Function among Newly Admitted Inmates in Connecticut’s Jails. Journal of Correctional Health Care, In Press.

Cislo A and Trestman RL. (2012). Challenges and Solutions for Conducting Research in Correctional Settings: The U.S. Experience. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, In Press.

Krauss WJ, Sampl S, Houde A, Scudder M, Haga J, Bohannon S, Trestman RL. (2012). The Development and Implementation of START NOW within a State-Wide Correctional System, In Review.

Tanguay S, Trestman RL, Weiskopf C. (2012). Patient Health Satisfaction Survey in Connecticut Correctional Facilities, Journal of Correctional Health Care, In Press.

Ehret, M., Shelton, D., Barta, W., Trestman, RL., Maruca, A., Kamath, J., Golay, L. (2013). Medication Adherence Among Female Inmates with Bipolar Disorder: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial, Psychological Services, 2013, 10(1): 106–114 DOI: 10.1037/a0031433.

Swanson, J., Frisman, L., Robertson, A., Lin, HJ, Trestman RL, et al. Costs of Criminal Justice Involvement among Persons with Serious Mental Illness in Connecticut, Psychiatric Services in Advance, March 15, 2013; doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.002212012.

Barry, LC, Ford, JD, Trestman, RL. (2014). Comorbid Mental Illness and Poor Physical Function among Newly Admitted Inmates in Connecticut’s Jails. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 20(2), 135-144.

Tanguay, S, Trestman, RL, Weiskopf, C. (2014).  Patient Health Satisfaction Survey in Connecticut Correctional Facilities.  Journal of Correctional Health Care, 20(2), 127-134.

Trestman, RL. (2014) Ethics, the Law, and Prisoners: Protecting Society, Changing Human Behavior, and Protecting Human Rights, Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, DOI 10.1007/s11673-014-9560-1.  Published online July 5, 2014.

Trestman R.L., Ferguson W, Dickert J. (2014).  Behind Bars:  The Compelling Case for of Academic Health Centers Partnering with Correctional Facilities.  Academic Medicine, Published online July 24, 2014. 

Appelbaum K, Savageau J, Trestman RL, Metzner J, Baillargeon JG. A National Survey of Self-Injurious Behavior in American Prisons, Psychiatric Services, In Press.

Kesten KL, Leavitt-Smith E, Rau DR, Shelton D, Zhang W, Wagner J, Trestman RL. The Connecticut Offender Re-Entry Program (CORP) and Standard Re-entry Treatment Planning Services: A Comparison of Recidivism Rates Among Mentally Ill Inmates in CT. J Corr Health Care, In Press.

Shelton D, Barta W, Altomare M, Bannish D, Cepelak CL, Trestman RL. Implementing a Public Academic Partnership in Corrections: I. Organizational Assessment, In Review.

Shelton D, Kesten K, Zhang W, Trestman RL. Impact of a Dialectic Behavior Therapy- Corrections Modified upon Behaviorally Challenged Incarcerated Male Adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. In Press.

Trestman RL, Aseltine RH. Justice-Involved Health Information: Policy and Practice Advances in Connecticut. In Review.
 

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Trestman RL. Research with Prisoners. (Chapter 20) In: Correctional Psychiatry, M. Piasecki and O. Theinhaus, Eds. Civic Research Institute, Kingston NJ, pp 20.1 – 20.10, 2007.

Shelton D. Establishing the public’s trust through community-based participatory research. Chapter-invited. E. Merwin. (ed). Rural nursing outreach and community advocacy. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 2008, in press.

Shelton D. Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Youth in Juvenile Justice. White paper. Co-authors: Thomas, Pearson, Delaney, & Bonham. International Society for Psychiatric- Mental Health Nurses. April, 2008

Harlow MC, Trestman RL. The Professional Imperative and Challenges of Psychiatry Research. American Academy of Psychiatry and Law Newsletter, Vol 34(3), p20, 2009.

Helfand SJ, Sampl S, Trestman RL. Managing the Disruptive/Aggressive Inmate, In: Handbook of Correctional Mental Health, 2nd Edition, Charles Scott, Ed. APPI, pp197-230, 2009.

Sampl S, Trestman RL, Harrison J. START NOW Workbook for Female Participants, Version 2.1, July 16, 2010. http://cmhc.uchc.edu/programs_services/startnow.aspx

Sampl S, Trestman RL, START NOW Workbook for Male Participants, Version 2.1, July 16, 2010. http://cmhc.uchc.edu/programs_services/startnow.aspx

Shelton, D. (August, 2010). "Child Delinquents: Contemporary research perspectives." 3rd Edition of the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research. Invited.

Trestman RL, Bradford JMW, Scott CL. The 2011 AAPL Research Survey and the AAPL/AP-LS Forensic Research Collaborative. AAPL Newsletter, 37(1):21-30, 2012.

Trestman RL. Book Review of Cohen, F., Knoll, J.L., Kupers, T.A., Metzner, J.L. Practical Guide to Correctional Mental Health and the Law. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute, 2011. In PSYCHIATRIC TIMES, 29(6):33, 2012

Berger, R., Chaplin, M. Paul, Trestman, RL. Commentary. Toward an Improved Understanding of Administrative Segregation: What are we Trying to Achieve? The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 41:61-64, 2013.

Singh, J.P., Yang, S., Bjorkly, S., Boccacini, M.T., Borum, R., Buchanan, A., Cooke, D., de Ruiter, C., Desmarais, S.L., Douglas, K.S., Doyle, M., Edens, J. F., Elbogen, E.B., Endrass, J., Fazel, S., Grann, M., Guy, L. S., Hanson, R.K., Hare, R.D., Harris, G.T., Hart, S.D., Heilbrun, K., Larsen, M.A., Monahan, J., Montaldi, D.F., Mossman, D., Nicholls, T.L., Ogloff, J.R.P., Otto, R.K., Petrila, J., Pham, T.H., Rettenberger, M., Rice, M., Rossegger, A., Scurich, N., Skeem, J.L., Trestman, R.L., Urbaniok, F., Viljoen, J.L., and Mulvey, E. (2013). Reporting standards for risk assessment predictive validity studies: The Risk Assessment Guidelines for the Evaluation of Efficacy (RAGEE) Statement. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida.

Helfand, SJ, Sampl, S, Trestman, RL. Managing the Disruptive / Aggressive Inmate, In Charles Scott, M.D. (Editor). The Handbook of Correctional Mental Health, 2nd Edition. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Spaulding AC, Kim AY, Harzke AJ, Sullivan JC, Linas BP, Brewer A, Dickert J, McGovern BH, Strick LB, Trestman RL, Ferguson WJ. Impact of New Hepatitis C therapeutics on the Funding of Prison Health. On Line Publication: http://ACCJH.org

Trestman RL, Barry L. Implications of Clinical Assessment for Reentry Planning, in Dlugacz HA (Ed.) Re-Entry Planning for Offenders with Mental Disorders: Policy and Practice, Vol II, Civic Research Institute, Kingston NJ, In Press.

Wortzel H, Trestman RL. Forensic Neuropsychiatry. In: Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology, Chirstopher Filley, David Arciniegas, and C. Alan Anderson, Eds. In Press.