Tag: "inmate" at medical news
Strong magnetic fields aid severe depression
...'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'. In the film the inmate
of a psychiatric clinic (played by Jack Nicholson) is subjected to electro-shock to curb his rebellious behaviour. The type of electro-shock now used is regarded as a form of therapy which is well tolerated by patients. However, the therapy may impa...
Prisons not adapting to needs of aging inmate population
The prison inmate
population is aging rapidly, but prisons have not ...a prisoner's cell "When an alarm goes off, every inmate
has to get down on the floor immediately, in order for the staff to maintain control of the inmates....
Physicians need to be advocates for prisoners' health
...the United States that has resulted in record high inmate
numbers, the authors point to the inadequate treat... billion. Given that the annual cost of housing an inmate
is approximately $36,000, while the average cost of a 50-day residential treatment program is $3840 ...