The adaptation to prison by individuals with schizophrenia.

@article{Morgan1993TheAT,
  title={The adaptation to prison by individuals with schizophrenia.},
  author={David W. Morgan and Anthony C Edwards and Larry R. Faulkner},
  journal={The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={427-33}
}
This report documents the adjustment to prison life by individuals with schizophrenia and compares their adaptation with a control group with no known mental illness matched for age, race, sex, most serious crime, and security level. On all outcome variables, number of infractions, number of "lock-ups", days in "lock-up," ability to obtain a job in prison, and ability to obtain release from prison, the group with schizophrenia was inferior to the control group. That inmates with schizophrenia… CONTINUE READING

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