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Studying survivors of near-lethal suicide attempts as a proxy for completed suicide in prisons.

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Suicides in prisons are common. There is a pressing need to understand more about the causes and prevention of prisoner suicides. A particularly informative approach is through studying survivors of near-lethal suicide attempts. However, the extent to which this approach is a good proxy for completed suicide requires verification. In this article we aimed to assess (1) the extent to which male and female prisoners who made near-lethal suicide attempts in prison are similar to prisoners who di...

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Journal:
Forensic science international More from this journal
Volume:
220
Issue:
1-3
Pages:
19-26
Publication date:
2012-07-01
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EISSN:
1872-6283
ISSN:
0379-0738
Language:
English
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pubs:254242
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uuid:a80aafb7-9171-46e8-a386-7970b6ad470e
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254242
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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