Prison Design Affect Inmates’ Mental Health
Two parts: Deprivation | Situational
- When an inmate is subjected to a restrictive environment, certain
- Basic needs may go unsatisfied and an inmate may adapt to the situation by satisfying needs via maladaptive mental health behaviors.
- Here architectural and social determinants can impact one’s perception of his/her experience (safety, available resources, relationships) and
- the likelihood of engaging in violence.
Reading the article in full should be considered in future building contracts.