Which mental illnesses are prevalent in current admissions to prison?

Data show a disproportionate number of our mentally ill enter our prisons with psychoticism and paranoid ideation, but also anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (CSC 2010); schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, brain injuries and the effects of fetal alcohol syndrome; even impairment from dementia or low intelligence and a lack of coping skills (Makin, 2011). Far too many experience their first contact with the mental health system through the justice system (ON 2010).