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Psychological Health of Inmates of Mandoli Central Jail


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1 M. A. Psychology, Department of Psychology, Vasanta College for Women, B.H.U., Varanasi
2 Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Vasanta College for Women, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
     

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The experience of being kept behind the bars has a Traumatic and Psychological effect on everyone whosoever endures it. A study on “Psychological Health of Inmates of Mandoli Central Jail” presents a life of inmates of jail. The psychological health of inmates is affected by many factors inside the jail like sudden change in social environment, poor hygiene, bad company, non-pleasurable space, poor food quality, separation from family and loved ones, societal pressure, etc. All these factors lead to poor physical and mental health, which can sometimes, make the person traumatized and he/she may suffer several psychological problems like Depression, Social Isolation, Hallucinations, Insomnia, Irritability, Anxiety etc. Among which Depression and Insomnia are the most common.

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Psychological Health, Depression, Insomnia, Poor Mental Health.
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Nilesh Singh
M. A. Psychology, Department of Psychology, Vasanta College for Women, B.H.U., Varanasi
Subhash Meena
Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Vasanta College for Women, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Abstract


The experience of being kept behind the bars has a Traumatic and Psychological effect on everyone whosoever endures it. A study on “Psychological Health of Inmates of Mandoli Central Jail” presents a life of inmates of jail. The psychological health of inmates is affected by many factors inside the jail like sudden change in social environment, poor hygiene, bad company, non-pleasurable space, poor food quality, separation from family and loved ones, societal pressure, etc. All these factors lead to poor physical and mental health, which can sometimes, make the person traumatized and he/she may suffer several psychological problems like Depression, Social Isolation, Hallucinations, Insomnia, Irritability, Anxiety etc. Among which Depression and Insomnia are the most common.

Keywords


Psychological Health, Depression, Insomnia, Poor Mental Health.