http://solitarywatch.com/2013/06/01...e-of-solitary-confinement-in-federal-prisons/ The 2nd paragraph SUGGESTS a review of inmate mental health should be done after TWELVE CONTINUOUS MONTHS in SHU. ETA: Actually, the kid went to SHU because she requested a female frisk her. "Take her to SHU until we can find a female to COMPLETELY examine her." or words to that effect. She was being punished for not allowing the men to frisk her. Notice no-one else asked for a female guard.