Violent offenders

Therapeutic communities have been established in prisons to deal with disruptive, violent prisoners and also with the underlying problems of psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder. Results at Barlinnie Special Unit in Scotland demonstrated dramatic reductions in violent incidents within prison. (29 Results at Grendon, England's only prison run entirely on therapeutic community lines, show significant reduction in re-offending in those who stayed longer than 18 months, a result enhanced when prisoners were discharged straight into the community rather than via transfer to other prisons. (2! The United Kingdom's government's Review of Services for Mentally Disordered Offenders has concluded that 'studies of the therapeutic community approach to treatment have shown the most encouraging results of any form of treatment'.(22.'

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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