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NCJ Number: 42292 Find in a Library
Title: ADAPTATION OF THE OLDER PRISONER IN ISRAEL
Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OFFENDER THERAPY AND COMPARATIVE CRIMINOLOGY  Volume:21  Issue:1  Dated:(1977)  Pages:57-65
Author(s): P SILFEN
Corporate Author: Assoc for Psychiatric Treatment of Offenders
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Assoc for Psychiatric Treatment of Offenders
London, NW1 6BU, England
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FIFTEEN ISRAELI INMATES OVER FIFTY YEARS OF AGE WERE INTERVIEWED BY THE AUTHORS TO DETERMINE THE WAYS IN WHICH THEY ADAPT TO PRISON LIFE OR THE WAYS IN WHICH THE PRISON SCHEDULE IS ADAPTED TO THEM.
Abstract: THE AUTHORS FOUND THAT MOST OF THE PRISONERS WERE WELL ADAPTED TO PRISON LIFE, AND THAT INFORMAL EFFORTS WERE MADE TO HELP THOSE WHOSE INTERNAL RESOURCES WERE NOT SUFFICIENTLY STRONG TO ENABLE THEM TO FUNCTION WITHIN THE PRISON....EB
Index Term(s): Effects of imprisonment; Inmate attitudes; Israel; Older inmates; Psychological evaluation; Studies
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