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Thursday, 16 October 2014

What does five years in solitary confinement do to a person?

Gain an insight into the effect solitary confinement has on prisoners’ mental health, as former inmate Brett Collins shares his story of spending years in isolation. By Gina McKeon and Lucy Fahey. Read more here: http://ab.co/1nchVSN
Why Solitary Confinement Hurts Juveniles More Than Adults
New York City is ending its use of solitary confinement for juvenile offenders. Here's the science behind the decision.
How Solitary Confinement Hurts the Teenage Brain
Teens isolated in prison can suffer from mental health consequences for years.

For Their Own Protection": Children in Long-Term Solitary Confinement

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