News tagged with prison population

Released prisoners are more likely to suffer early death

Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex ...

May 13, 2014
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More should be done for female parolees

As the female prison population grows, a new study funded partly by the National Science Foundation says more should be done to help women probationers and parolees in poor urban areas remain crime-free.

Apr 15, 2014
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Inside the minds of murderers

(Medical Xpress)—The minds of murderers who kill impulsively, often out of rage, and those who carefully carry out premeditated crimes differ markedly both psychologically and intellectually, according to a new study by ...

Jun 27, 2013
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Managing an ageing prison population

Identifying and addressing the physical, mental health and social care needs of ageing prisoners is vital to improve the UK's prison service, say Northumbria criminologists.

May 27, 2013
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Overcrowding in prisons negatively affects health

an issue in most prisons in Canada and other parts of the world—negatively impacts the mental and physical health of prisoners, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Nov 05, 2012
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