Former Prisoners Describe Psychiatric Toll of Solitary Confinement, by Susan Sharon, MPBN

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Members of a legislative committee yesterday heard testimony on a bill that would limit the use of solitary confinement in Maine prisons to 45 days and prohibit its use for the mentally ill...Those who have experienced time in a cell alone say that segregation is a form of torture that actually causes bad behavior, and can lead to mental illness.

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