Suicide and Self-harm in Prisons and Jails

Suicide and Self-harm in Prisons and Jails

eBook - 2010
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This book explores several topics pertaining to suicide and deliberate self-harm in the corrections setting, including who tends to commit these acts; where, when, and how these incidents occur; screening mechanisms; the role of environmental stimuli in facilitating or preventing acts of self harm; interpersonal relations among inmates and between inmates and staff; the role of the courts in setting and ruling on suicide prevention policies; and diversion and re-entry plans for offenders.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2010
Edition: 1st paperback ed
ISBN: 9781283617048
1283617048
9781461634249
1461634245
0739124641
9780739124642
9780739124659
073912465X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 227 pages)
Additional Contributors: Lester, David 1942-

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