Yesterday I wrote a piece on solitary confinement for No Offence, a blog about criminal justice and incarceration. Check out my guest blog HERE.

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    1. Thank you! Yes, the mental health issues caused by solitary confinement are particularly problematic for people who already have mental health issues and for juveniles — and those are two issues I didn’t even really touch on at all.

      1. Thanks for the reply Keri, yes it is an issue and one that many frequently ignores. I don’t know if you have read it in the news recently but, here in the UK training for Met Police in handling people with mental health is currently under-way. People with mental disabilities are often misunderstood and often treated with force just like any other person; which can be unfair to the one with the condition.

  1. Incomplete sentence

    University of California, Santa Cruz, psychology professor Craig Haney studied inmates in solitary confinement and found that individuals with no prior history of mental illness.

    On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 5:43 PM, IV League wrote:

    > Keri B. posted: “Yesterday I wrote a piece on solitary confinement for > No Offence, a blog about criminal justice and incarceration. Check out my > guest blog HERE.”

    1. Argh, that was supposed to end “…developed them in solitary.”

      That’s why you’re the editor 🙂 (I am surprised that none of the No Offence editors caught that, though.)

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