Psychology & Psychiatry

How going from care to prison compounds women's trauma

In the year to June 2021, for every 1,000 women in custody in England and Wales, 3,808 incidents of self-harm were recorded. This represented a shocking increase of 16% on the previous year. Between March 2007 and March 2018, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health care for detainees failing worldwide

A substantial majority of prisoners around the world experience psychological problems, yet authorities do little to address this issue. A new volume(verwijst naar een andere website) edited by Piet Hein van Kempen and Maartje ...

Medical research

Tracking the spread of tuberculosis in Brazilian prisons

COVID-19 has nothing on tuberculosis. The bacterial infection has ravaged humanity for thousands of years—accounting for one quarter of all deaths in the United States and Europe for 300 years before the discovery of antibiotics.

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