ERIC Number: EJ292882
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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The National Incidence of Juvenile Suicide In Adult Jails and Juvenile Detention Centers.
Flaherty, Michael G.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v13 n2 p85-94 Sum 1983
Used a national probability sample to compare the suicide rate among adolescents in adult jails, juvenile detention facilities, and the general population. Results showed the rate for adolescents in adult jails was more than 3.5 times larger than in the general population, while suicides in juvenile facilities were lower. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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