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The Effects of Solitary Confinement: Commentary on One Year Longitudinal Study of the Psychological Effects of Administrative Segregation

by Peter Scharff Smith

 ABSTRACT:  Solitary confinement is a common practice in many prisons, but it has sparked debates and research on its effects on prisoners. This article examines a recent study on administrative segregation in Colorado in the context of relevant European research on the effects of solitary confinement.




Posted Tue, Jun 21 2011 10:07 AM by Tracey Vessels

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