In turn, segregation is also related to adverse health and mental health outcomes. For example, the profiling of sexual minority people as more likely to engage in sex work or commit sexual offenses may lead to overpolicing and subsequent incarceration. Our finding that sexual minority inmates have a higher prevalence of psychological distress than do their heterosexual counterparts raises serious concerns about exposure to harm while incarcerated as well as access to much needed mental health care. Both times the staff refused to do anything except to lock me up and make accusations that I'm homosexual. Available editions United Kingdom. Imprisonment and detention Commons Criminal justice portal. In the audio computer-assisted self-interviewing portion of the interview the interviewer provided privacy by walking away from the computer.
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