1 in 6 U.S. Inmates Is Mentally Ill, Says Human Rights Watch

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http://www.hrw.org/press/2003/10/us102203.htm http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/22/nyregion/22PRIS.html A report by Human Rights Watch about mental illness in American prisons concludes: –One in six prisoners is mentally ill, suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or major depression. –There are three times as many men and women with mental illness in U.S. prisons as in mental health hospitals. –The rate of mental illness
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