-- profound despair and hopelessness;
-- suicidal thoughts;
-- paranoia; and
-- for many, a totally dysfunctional state and inability ever to live normally outside of confinement.
Prisoner anecdotes describe the experience, saying:
-- "People come here with a few problems and leave sociopaths;"
-- You're like a "caged animal. I've seen people just crack and either scream for hours on end or cry."