Unformatted text preview: the hospital. For the society, these changes have also helped. Now prisoners can be rehabilitated mentally and give them a better understanding of the real world. Before these changes where put into place many prisoners that were locked up for long amounts of time would not know how to cope on the outside when they were released. This caused a lot of suicides and higher crime rates due to the fact that prisoners wanted to go back to prison it was a place they understood better. So to sum this up it deinstitutionalizes the prisoners....
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- Spring '10
- Want, better medical facilities