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Unformatted text preview: Psychology CHAPTER THREE The Prison Psychiatric Hospital When mentally ill inmates become too much of a burden on a prison and they can no longer handle them, their sent off to a special prison hospital. Whats interesting to note about the hospital is in how much better shape prisoners leave it than when they first enter the hospital. The difference in one of the schizophrenic inmates when he was first moved out of his cell kicking and screaming to having a coherent interview with was pretty significant. The only drawback to the prison hospital is that it sends its patients back to where they came from, and likely to deteriorate further. CHAPTER FOUR The Hopes and Fears About Life on the Outside T he first inmate being discussed was one that constantly had disciplinary problems. His problems included throwing feces and spitting on officers. It was no surprise that he ended up on segregation instead of the rational reasoning of him being helped. Things ended up working out slightly in favor for instead of the rational reasoning of him being helped....
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