I Chose The Topic Of Prison Psychology With A Focus On

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I chose the topic of prison psychology with a focus on the Stanford prison experiment and the psychological effects of systematic abuse.
Zimbardo, Philip G. "Revisiting the Stanford Prison Experiment: A Lesson in the Power of Situation." The Chronicle of Higher Education, no. 30, 2007. EBSCOhost, ezproxy.uhd.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edsgbc&AN=edsgcl.161992127&site=eds-live&scope=site. The Stanford Prison Experiment was a study on the psychological effects of authority, focused on the relations between prisoners and guards. Zimbardo documented his thoughts on the experiment, along with his contemplation on the consequence of authority and its influential power. The experiment consisted of several
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The article explains how Supreme Court refuses to address the psychological problems that caused my solitary confinement, even though it is viewed as “cruel” and “unusual” punishment.
Arrigo, Bruce A. and Jennifer Leslie Bullock. "The Psychological Effects of Solitary Confinement on Prisoners in Supermax Units." International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology, vol. 52, no. 6, Dec. 2008, p. 622. EBSCOhost, ezproxy.uhd.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? This study focuses on the psychological examination of prisoner of short and long term confinement. The article goes into detail explaining how Supermax prison units cut inmates off from any interaction and isolates them in harsh confinement for 23 hours a day. Without mental stimuli inmates have trouble validating what’s real and what isn’t, their minds change from craving social contact to fearing it. The article was written by Bruce Arrigo who has a PH.D from the Department of Sociology and Criminology, as well an editor for many books relating to psychology, Criminology, and criminal justice. The article also provides sufficient sources and references to back of the evidence the authors provide. The article explains the psychological process that inmates go through during intense solitary confinement.
Felthous, Alan R. "Suicide behind Bars: Trends, Inconsistencies,
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