WHAT IS SOLITARY CONFINEMENT?
Limited contact with human beings | Lack of intimacy | Functional family visits | Infrequent phone calls | Non-touch torture | Forced insomnia
WHY ARE PEOPLE PLACED IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT?
What now is has already been; what is to be, already is.
HOW DOES LONG-TERM SOLITARY CONFINEMENT AFFECT A PERSON?
Visual and auditory hallucinations | Hypersensitivity to noise and touch | Insomnia | Paranoia | Uncontrollable feelings of rage and fear | Perceptual distortion | Increased risk of suicide | Post-traumatic stress disorder | Death by neglect
IS SOLITARY CONFINEMENT CONSIDERED TORTURE?
It is a natural consequence. Being in solitary confinement is probably even worse than being harassed by others.
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