Noncoping and Maladaptation in Confinement
While counting out inmates for breakfast, I checked his cell and found him still in bed.
He cut his right forearm with a razor blade.
He started hollering at the teacher. I told him to be quiet because the class was in session, and he became argumentative.
While watching movies he stood blocking the view of several inmates. He refused to move, claiming that it was his spot and he wasn’t moving.
He left his cell and went to the slop sink and got buckets of water. I told him he was interfering with the count, and he got mad and started yelling.
He threw hot water at an officer, soaking his shirt.
He refused to continue working in the kitchen.
KeywordsMaladaptive Behavior Therapeutic Community Mental Health Staff Prison Staff Mental Health Referral
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