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NCJ Number: 98049 Find in a Library
Title: Suicide in Jail - A Comparison of Two Groups of Suicidal Inmates to Jail Suicide Victims
Journal: Corrective and Social Psychiatry and Journal of Behavior Technology Methods and Therapy  Volume:31  Issue:3  Dated:(July 1985)  Pages:71-76
Author(s): N D Deheer; H S Schweitzer
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 6
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Studies of suicide in the nation's jails have given rise to the development of a 'victim profile.'
Abstract: This paper compares two groups to suicidal jail inmates to studies of jail suicide victims to assess the efficacy of the use of a victim profile in the identification and prevention of jail suicide. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Inmate suicide; Suicidology; Victim profiles
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