Prison Design | Inmates Mental Health |

Prison Design | Inmates Mental Health |

Prison Design Affect Inmates’ Mental Health 

Two parts: Deprivation | Situational

Deprivation Theory:

  • 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.

Situational Theory:

  • 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.

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