Juvenile suicide in confinement--findings from the first national survey.

  title={Juvenile suicide in confinement--findings from the first national survey.},
  author={Lindsay M. Hayes},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  volume={39 4},
Findings from the first national survey on juvenile suicide in confinement are provided, and include the extent and distribution of juvenile suicides, as well as descriptive data on demographic characteristics of each victim, incident, and juvenile facility which sustained the suicide. Among the significant findings were that suicides were evenly distributed, i.e., the same number of deaths occurred within the first few days of confinement as occurred over many months of confinement; most… CONTINUE READING

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