A number of factors may impact the quality of life of a patient in prison.

Patient selection: prisoner


Health-related factors:

(1) physical health problems, including chronic pain

(2) mental health (depression, anxiety, psychosis, etc)

(3) cognitive impairment

(4) addiction and drug use


Safety-related factors:

(1) risk of violence and predation

(2) abusive treatment


Other factors:

(1) social integration and support, including family and friends

(2) hobbies or activities

(3) physical activity

(4) food quality

(5) deprivation in physical environment 

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