After a Guilty Verdict – How Psychology Can Inform the Penal System
3.3 Ear Acupuncture for Drug Rehabilitation
· This alternative treatment has been used in prisons for 5 years and is popular as it is cheap easily taught and does not require the prisoner to be highly motivated to work.
· Given that drugs are a huge problem in both prisons and society in general, this treatment has great potential.
Key Study: Wheatley, Use of Acupuncture to Treat Drug Addiction in Prisoners
· To evaluate the effectiveness of…