“Mentally ill inmates ‘warehoused’ in Colorado solitary confinement!”


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Source: “Mentally ill inmates ‘warehoused’ in Colorado solitary confinement!”

The restriction of environmental stimulation and social  isolation associated with confinement in solitary are strikingly  toxic to mental functioning, producing a stuporous condition  associated with perceptual and cognitive impairment and affective  disturbances,” wrote former Harvard Medical School  Psychiatrist Stuart Grassian, as quoted by Think Progress. “As  a consequence, the practice has been deemed torture, cruel and  inhuman treatment, and a ‘living death.’”

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