Taiwan

Through the introduction of Taiwan After-care Association, the IAHV Prison SMART was brought to the Taipei Tu-Chen Detention Center starting in March 2004. Up to November 2005, more than 1000 prisoners have benefited from this program. It is now conducted regularly in Taipei Tu-Chen Detention Center and Taichung Detention Center. 

Effectiveness Study IAHV Prison Courses in Taiwan Feb. – Nov. 2005 No. of Inmates in Survey: 604 | Summary of Research Table:

Parameters

A:Much Better

B: Better

A+B

C: No Change

D:No Comment

Grand Total

Quality of Sleeping

138 (23%)

363(60%)

501(83%)

69(11%)

34(6%)

604 (100%)

Clarity in mind

172(28%)

355(59%)

527(87%)

38(7%)

39(6%)

604 (100%)

Physical Strength

168(28%)

331(55%)

499(83%)

67(11%)

37(6%)

603 (100%)*

Emotional Stability Calmer_Mind

195(32%)

326(54%)

521(86%)

49(8%)

34(6%)

604 (100%)

Health Status

144(24%)

342(56%)

486(81%)

60(10%)

57(10%)

603 (100%)*

Parameters

A: Much Less

B: Less

A+B

C: No Change

D:NO Comment

Grand Total

Emotion of Anger

211(35%)

306(51%)

517(86%)

25(4%)

62(10%)

604 (100%)

Emotion of Fear

196(32%)

295(49%)

491(81%)

37(6%)

76(13%)

604 (100%)

Depression

222(37%)

276(46%)

498(82%)

44(7%)

62(10%)

604 (100%)