News tagged with prison

Study finds social support key

It is not uncommon for prison inmates to experience religious conversions. Now a new University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) study, out in the April issue of the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Cr ...

dateMay 01, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Prison punishes more people than just the inmates

(PhysOrg.com) -- More people live behind bars in the United States than in any other country, but the American prison system punishes more than just its inmates--it also takes a toll on the health of friends ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Health
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Material success and social failure?

It is common knowledge that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. Likewise, large inequalities of income are often regarded as divisive and corrosive.

dateMar 02, 2009 in Social Sciences
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