Prison Madness The Mental Health Crisis Behind Bars and What We Must Do about It
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Description: A Disturbing and Shocking Expose-A Passionate Cry for Reform Prison Madness exposes the brutality and failure of today's correctional system-for all prisoners-but especially the incredible conditions Andured by those suffering from serious mental disorders. "A passionately argued and brilliantly written wake-up call to America about the myriad ways our penal systems brutalize our entire culture. Dr. Kupers not only diagnoses the problem, he also offers a set of solutions. I hope this book will be read by all concerned citizens and voters, for it conveys truths that are vitally important to all of us."-James Gilligan, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and author of Violence: Reflections on a National Epidemic
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/5/1999
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.02" tall
|The Mental Health Crisis|
|The Mentally Ill Behind Bars|
|Why So Many Prisoners Develop Mental Disorders|
|The Failure of Current Mental Health Programs|
|What Goes on Behind Bars|
|Racism: a Mental Health Hazard|
|Special Problems for Women|
|Rape and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder|
|Lack of Contact with Loved Ones|
|An Immodest Proposal|
|The Possibilities and Limits of Litigation|
|Recommendations for Treatment and Rehabilitation|
|The Folly of Law and Order|
|For Further Reading|
|About the Author|