Behavior Under Involuntary Confinement

  • Henri F. Ellenberger


The psychologist who is studying behavior of humans under involuntary confinement has to deal with manifestations of extraordinary variety and polymorphism. Depending upon the aim of the institution, the administrative system, the kind of inmates, the length of time they spend there, their personal idiosyncrasies and many other factors, we observe an almost unlimited diversity of psychological and psychopathological reactions.


Closed Setting Administrative System Mental Hospital Behavioral Reaction Political Prisoner 
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