The cruel and unusual phenomenology of solitary confinement

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Gallagher, Shaun (2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 5 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00585, pmc: PMC4054665
  • Subject: Hypothesis and Theory Article | cruelty | Psychology | intersubjectivity | induced autism | self | solitary confinement
    mesheuropmc: humanities | health care economics and organizations

What happens when subjects are deprived of intersubjective contact? This paper looks closely at the phenomenology and psychology of one example of that deprivation: solitary confinement. It also puts the phenomenology and psychology of solitary confinement to use in the... View more
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