June 23, 2015
Robert Morgan, a psychology professor at Texas Tech University and the school's director of forensic services, said the effects of solitary confinement on mentally stable people is "minor-to-moderate."
Sleep and appetite disturbance, anxiety, hypersensitivity, social isolation and mood disturbances can occur. "I'm not saying it's a healthy environment," Morgan said, but research doesn't suggest the effects typically enter a "severe clinical range."
"(Humans) are pretty resilient can typically cope with most things thrown their way."