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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


Aim: -


·         To evaluate the effectiveness of



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