Keli Dias Feltrin1, Iara Pereira Fernandes1, Susane Raquel Périco Pavei2, Diogo Dominguini2,*
1Graduation in nursing, University of Southern Santa Catarina (UNESC), Criciúma, 88806-000, SC, Brazil
2Professor, Department of Health Sciences, University of Southern Santa Catarina (UNESC), Criciúma, 88806-000, SC, Brazil
*Corresponding author: Diogo Dominguini, Professor, Department of Health Sciences, University of Southern Santa Catarina (UNESC), Criciúma, 88806-000, SC, Brazil; Tel: +5548988157084; Email: [email protected]
Received Date: January 27, 2023
Publication Date: February 15, 2023
Citation: Feltrin KD, et al. (2023). Cognitive Evaluation and Health Changes in a Prison Unit in Santa Catarina. Mathews J Psychiatry Ment Health. 8(1):37.
Copyright: Feltrin KD, et al. © (2023).
In 2003, the Interministerial Ordinance No. 1,777 was created, which instituted the National Health Plan in the Penitentiary System, which was implemented through the participation of the Ministries of Health and Justice together with the National Council of Secretaries of Health, the National Council of Municipal Health Secretaries and the National Council for Criminal and Penitentiary Policy. In recent years, the growth of the prison population in Brazil has generated numerous debates, mainly focused on improving living conditions in the prison system. Thus, the present research had the general objective of evaluating cognition and health changes within a Prison Unit in Santa Catarina, verifying the importance of resocialization in the quality of life of people from this population. The Prison Unit has a very flexible population, housing, approximately, 1,000 male inmates, with a multiprofessional health team, in which it welcomes from the simplest toth to most complex diversities of complaints, with a wide variety of physical, psychological and mental. To obtain the data, a quantitative, exploratory and Field research was carried out, with 30 in mates between 18 and 30 years of age, according to inclusion criteria, applying three instruments for cognitive assessment, as well as health changes, including the Assist 2.0scale, BIS-11 scale, Addenbrooke's cognitive exam and the nursing consultation with the sociodemographic questionnaire. For statistical analyses, the statistical program Statistical Package for the Social Sciences was used, considering a significance level of 5% (p< 0.05).
Keywords: Mental health, Cognition, Assist 2.0 scale, Addenbrooke cognitive exam, BIS-11 scale