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Psychosocial influences on prisoner suicide: a case-control study of near-lethal self-harm in women prisoners.

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We examined the psychosocial influences on female prisoner suicide by carrying out a study of near-lethal self-harm. We interviewed 60 women prisoners who had recently engaged in near-lethal self-harm (cases) and 60 others who had never carried out near-lethal acts in prison (controls) from all closed female prison establishments in England and Wales, using mixed quantitative and qualitative methods. We gathered information on socio-demographic and criminological variables, life events and ch...

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Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
72
Issue:
6
Pages:
874-883
Publication date:
2011-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:25a26af9-e131-414a-9ff4-060e5436041c
Source identifiers:
168529
Local pid:
pubs:168529

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