Time for a Change in Doing Time?
In their review of The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences, April Bradley and Beth Kliethermes cite the startling statistic that around 75% of inmates in the United States have a mental disorder. These include depression (23%), psychotic disorders (15%), and mania (43%) (para. 3). Not surprisingly, these inmates have a greater likelihood of misconduct in prison. What should be done to address this grievous situation?
By April R. Bradley and Beth C. Kliethermes
PsycCRITIQUES, 2015 Vol 60(28)