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1

What should prisons take account of?

Individual differences, in particular, how a person is likely to react to confinement

2

Why are rehabilitation programmes needed?

To teach prisoners skills to cope once they are released e.g drugs and alcohol detox, anger management etc

3

What should prisoner assessments include?

An assessment of situational factors

4

What should behaviour be seen in the context of?

Events or situation

5

Who does reform need to come from?

People outside of the prison system who are empowered to act on it

6

What should be used to improve the conditions within prisons?

Psychological knowledge

7

Why should prisons be used sparingly?

Because they are psychologically damaging, alternatives should be sought

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