ERIC Number: EJ327627
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Patterns of Suicide among Hospitalized Mentally Disordered Offenders.
Haynes, Robert L.; Marques, Janice K.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v14 n2 p113-25 Sum 1984
The case records of 29 mentally disordered offenders who committed suicide in a state hospital were reviewed. Information was collected on demographic and clinical characteristics; time, method, and location of the suicides; and the presence of suicide indicators. Comparisons were made between the characteristics of the suicide patients and those of the current hospital population. (Author/BL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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