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ERIC Number: EJ434161
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0030-2228
Crimes and Misdemeanors: A Review of Recent Research on Suicides in Prison.
Haycock, Joel
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v23 n2 p81-94 1991
Reviews recent studies of prison suicides, whose results call into question conventional belief that longer term prisoners rarely kill themselves. Studies suggest that completed suicide in prison is serious public health problem and that, for certain subgroups, risks of completed suicide approach, and perhaps exceed, those of jail detainees. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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