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The nature of corrections.
Joseph H. Baskin M.D.
Are criminals born or made?
Do people get away with faking mental illness to avoid prosecution?
Why do we factor mental illness in the adjudication of crime?
In prison, empathy usually runs one way.
Can we treat the very elements that make a person a criminal?
How does a person suffering mania or psychosis receive treatment in prison?
Helping the detained mentally ill on a path to a more stable life.
Joseph H. Baskin, M.D., is a staff psychiatrist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and assistant professor at the Cleveland Clinic.