Watch the video on You Tube: “Mental Health Behind Bars:
After viewing please complete the assignment below :
1) How have prisons become the new state hospital facilities?
2) How many people with mental illness are being held in jails and prisons throughout the United States?
3) What were the 4 most common psychiatric disorders in the prison population?
4) Why do individuals with psychiatric disorders end up in jail?
5) Do individuals with psychiatric disorders serve longer or shorter sentences than the general population? Explain.
6) How does medication noncompliance impact prisoners with psychiatric disorders?
7) What factors may contribute to the psychotropic medication noncompliance?
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