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inmate

(in′māt″)
A person incarcerated in a detention center, jail, or prison. Such people have higher rates of certain illnesses, e.g., sexually transmitted diseases or chronic hepatitis, than the general population.
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[36] Senior councilors visited the house to interrogate employees and inmates; others were summoned to the city hall to be interrogated.
After three years studying the relationship between prison inmates and substance abuse, I am convinced that the present system of prison and punishment only is insane public policy.
These causes include the isolation of inmates from general society, general fear of violence (Toch, 1977), and the rise of multiple and conflicting inmate subcultures (Irwin, 1980; Scharf, 1983).
According to McDaniel (1992), a significant portion of inmates have disabilities, need services, and are being overlooked.
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Acute retroviral syndrome developed in an inmate in a detention center after he had intercourse with 2 HIV-infected inmates.
The differences are that the clinic is located in a maximum-security military prison, the patients are prison inmates, and six of the dental assistants are prison inmates.
jails have relied on physical containment to control inmates, to the virtual exclusion of supervision and behavior management.
Equipped with central heat and running water when the White House still used wood-burning stoves and latrines, the penitentiary represented an attempt to positively affect the lives of inmates. In reality, PSAMPP's well-intentioned effort at reform led to the creation of the first "supermax" facility in the world.
When I learned that the male inmates at Abu Ghraib were forced to wear women's underwear, I thought of the Maricopa County jails in Phoenix, Arizona.