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Eight Forty-Eight

The Psychological Effects of Solitary Confinement

So, what effect does solitary confinement have on the brain, specifically a young one still being molded? For that perspective we turn to Dr. Bruce Perry, a psychiatrist who's a national expert on childhood trauma. He's also the founder of the Child Trauma Academy in Houston, Texas.

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