Psychological Impacts and Psychiatric Risks of Solitary Confinement

Friday, 14 February 2014
Regency C (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Craig W. Haney , University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Dr. Haney, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, is one of the nationís leading experts on the psychological effects of incarceration, and has conducted hundreds of in-depth interviews and assessments of persons in isolated confinement in US prisons. He has published widely on these topics, including the book, Reforming Punishment: Psychological Limits to the Pains of Imprisonment.