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Mentally ill inmates 'warehoused' in Colorado solitary confinement

24.07.2013 22:39

Prison inmates struggling with severe mental illness make up more than half of those held in solitary confinement across Colorado prisons. Prolonged isolation is known to worsen disorders, yet has become a preferred punishment methods.

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Anonymous user 27.07.2013 19:19

The treatment of the mentally ill in America is truly horrific and only getting worse.

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 11:15

I assume most of the inmates are politicians.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 19:07

(cont.) they will play psychological games with you, like tricking you into release and observe

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 19:06

(cont,) If they want you to threaten you, they'll take away your cigarretes, your book, your sanity

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 19:03

It is common practice in psychiatric hospitals / prisons to use psychological punishment to control.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 15:09

Blacks commit interracial muggings, robberies and rapes at 35 times the rate of whites.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 11:56

Something need to be done about this. I am tired of hearing about it we need action !!!

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 05:40

This is a not a competition but solidarity with all who suffer -the mentally ill who have no voice.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 05:21

Its about proft, not human rights or the Constitution.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 05:20

Reading the comments here, it's easy to see that the truth hurts, for some. US prisons are cruel.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 04:04

Russia has no mental institutions or prisons, nor poverty. It is utopia! Right, I've been there.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 03:04

The US has 5% of the Worlds population and 25% of it's inmates The US is in the top 5 for executions

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