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A typology of male prisoners making near-lethal suicide attempts.

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BACKGROUND: Prisoners are at high risk of suicide. AIMS: This study aimed to develop a typology of prison suicide. METHOD: We interviewed 60 male prisoners who made near-lethal suicide attempts in prison to obtain quantitative and qualitative data regarding psychiatric, psychological, social, and criminological factors. We analyzed this information to develop a typology to classify suicidal prisoners and validated it by having a prison psychiatrist independently rate each interview transcript...

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10.1027/0227-5910/a000205

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Journal:
Crisis
Volume:
34
Issue:
5
Pages:
335-347
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
2151-2396
ISSN:
0227-5910
Source identifiers:
401235
Language:
English
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pubs:401235
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uuid:39b2bbb4-0bcb-4824-8135-d5406524fbaf
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pubs:401235
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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