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The New Asylums

Discusses the Frontline documentary, The New Asylums which criticizes the warehousing of mentally ill criminals in American prisons.
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Frontline The New Asylums On May Frontline aired a documentary describing prisons asthe new mental asylums due to the fact that experts believe that nearly of the almost two million inmates held in American jails andprisons are mentally ill Frontline According to the NationalAlliance for the Mentally Ill NAMI percent of the prison populationcan be classified as severely mentally ill meaning that they fit thepsychiatric classification for illnesses such as schizophrenia bipolardisorder and major depression Frontline characterized thewarehousing of mentally ill inmates

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