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Prisoner abuse is the mistreatment of persons while they are under arrest or incarcerated. Abuse falling into this category includes: ⁕Physical abuse: Beating, hitting, or other corporal punishment. ⁕Psychological abuse: Taunting, sleep deprivation, or other forms of psychological abuse, occasionally white noise ⁕Sexual abuse: Forced intercourse, genital mutilation, or other forms of sexual abuse. ⁕Other abuse: Refusal of essential medication, humiliation, etc. ⁕Enhanced interrogation: methods implemented in the War on Terror purportedly needed to extract information since other techniques would not yield results. ⁕Torture: any act by which severe pain, whether physical or psychological, is intentionally inflicted (via Freebase)