Suicide and self-harm in prisons and jails

Introduction -- Who commits suicide while incarcerated? -- When, where, and how suicides in prisons and jails occur -- Suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and self-mutilation -- Screening and assessment -- Crisis intervention and counseling -- Facility design and suicide prevention -- Diversion and...

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Main Author: Tartaro, Christine
Other Authors: Lester, David
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Md. [u.a.] Lexington Books 2009
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3700
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Summary:Introduction -- Who commits suicide while incarcerated? -- When, where, and how suicides in prisons and jails occur -- Suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and self-mutilation -- Screening and assessment -- Crisis intervention and counseling -- Facility design and suicide prevention -- Diversion and transition programs -- Litigation issues -- Suggestions for the future -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the authors
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:IX, 227 S.
ISBN:0739124641
9780739124642