Preventing suicide in jails and prisons: suggestions from experience with psychiatric inpatients.

@article{Pompili2009PreventingSI,
  title={Preventing suicide in jails and prisons: suggestions from experience with psychiatric inpatients.},
  author={Maurizio Pompili and David Lester and Marco Innamorati and Antonio Del Casale and Paolo Girardi and Stefano Ferracuti and Roberto Tatarelli},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={1155-62}
}
Both among psychiatric inpatients and inmates of prisons and jails, suicide is highly prevalent with alarming rates. In many countries, there has been a call for action to prevent such deaths and to educate staff in the early recognition of suicide risk. A careful MedLine search was used to identify relevant papers dealing with suicide prevention in… CONTINUE READING