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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
[New York, N.Y.] : Human Rights Watch, 
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Izza Leghtas; Human Rights Watch (Organization),
|Notes:||"April 2016"--Table of contents page.
"Izza Leghtas, Western Europe researcher at Human Rights Watch, researched and wrote this report"--Acknowledgements.
|Description:||69 pages ; 27 cm|
Recommendations: To the Ministers of Justice and Health --
To the Minister of Justice --
To Judges and Prosecutors --
To the Director of the Prison Administration --
To the Minister of Health --
To Directors of Psychiatric Hospitals that Admit Patients from Prisons --
To the Inspector of Prisons --
Methodology: A Note on Terminology --
I. Background: Prisoners with Psychosocial Disabilities in French Prisons: Over-representation of people with psychosocial disabilities in prison --
Why people with psychosocial disabilities are over-represented in French prisons --
II. Organization of Mental Healthcare in French Prisons --
III. Life Behind Bars for Prisoners with Psychosocial Disabilities: Living conditions --
Disciplinary measures --
Stigma and fear of other prisoners --
Discrimination against women in prison --
Prisons not equipped to adequately support people with psychosocial disabilities --
IV. Inadequate Access to Mental Health Care: Insufficient access to care --
Unequal distribution of mental health care among French prisons --
Shortage of medical staff --
Abuses during hospitalization --
Suicide and self-harm --
Relations between medical professionals and prison staff --
VI. Domestic and International Standards: France's duties under European and International law --
France's domestic law --
|Other Titles:||Inadequate conditions for prisoners with psychosocial disabilities in France
France double punishment
- Mentally ill prisoners -- Abuse of -- France.
- Offenders with mental disabilities -- Abuse of -- France.
- Mentally ill prisoners -- Mental health services -- France.
- Prisoners -- Abuse of -- France.
- Mental illness -- France.
- Mental health services -- France.
- Detention of persons -- Health aspects -- France.
- Prisons -- France.
- Public health -- France.