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Suicide and self-harm in prisons and jails / Christine Tartaro.

Tartaro, Christine, (author.).


Using the most recent prison and jail suicide data the second edition of Suicide and Self-Harm in Prisons and Jails explores how the stress associated with arrest, sentencing, and incarceration can contribute to the onset of a suicidal crisis even among those who never before experienced suicidal ideation or self-harmed.

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  • ISBN: 9781498558723
  • ISBN: 1498558720
  • Physical Description: vii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-262) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Incarceration and suicide -- Who commits suicide while incarcerated? -- When, where, and how suicides in prisons and jails occur -- Suicide attempts and non-suicidal self-injury -- Screening and assessment -- Working with suicidal inmates -- Facility design and suicide prevention -- Diversion and transition planning -- Litigation issues -- Suggestions for suicide prevention.
Subject: Prisoners > Suicidal behavior > United States.
Suicide > United States > Prevention.
Self-mutilation > United States.
Suicide > prevention & control.
Self Mutilation.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HV 6545.6 .T37 2019 30775305553753 General Collection Available -

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