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This 2007 article by the International Review of the Red Cross describes how psychological methods when considered in isolation can amount to torture through their accumulation over time and their integration into the whole torture process.

This report from Disability Rights Washington discusses the extent and impact of the use of solitary confinement on the disabled population in Washington’s county jails.

This 2017 article describes the 2015 trip to Norway by officials from North Dakota’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the subsequent changes made to their system including restricted housing.

This report by the Center for American Progress describes how the deinstitutionalization of mental health facilities led to the mass incarceration of people with serious mental illness and physical disabilities.