Prisoner or patient

United Kingdom, 1983

TV show
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The debate continues: are those guilty of grotesque crimes mentally disturbed or just evil? Should they be locked up and punished, or treated for illness? This documentary examines what happens to thousands of inadequate and sick offenders. It shows how the system works in Britain from courtroom to institution.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016593

Language

English

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Crime

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness

Television

Television → Television series → Television series - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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