Fear of rape from behind prison walls.

  title={Fear of rape from behind prison walls.},
  author={Lauren O'Neill Shermer and Heather Sudo},
  journal={International journal of prisoner health},
  volume={13 2},
Purpose The Prison Rape Elimination Act has brought significant attention to the issue of sexual victimization within correctional institutions. While the actual risk of sexual victimization remains low, the perception of rape among inmates is high. Given how one's fear can translate into behavior, understanding how institutions impact the culture… CONTINUE READING