The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Transition – March/April 1974 - March/April 1974

Release description:

This issue focuses on the psychiatric treatment of prisoners, including a piece on the concern of a Research Subject, the agreement for the Behaviour Disorder Program, and a look at the legal rights of the prisoner as a patient. Also included are letters to Solicitor General Warren Allmand, and a piece on organizing a prisoners’ trade union.

KEYWORDS:  The General Program for the Development of Psychiatric Services in Federal Correctional Services in Canada, Transition Society, Solicitor General Warren Allmand, Behaviour Disorder Program, Regional Medical Centre, Canadian Mental Health Association, University Medical Ethics Committee, Community Residential Centres, The Mohr Report

Coded by: Kate Garrett