Preventing suicide in prisons, part I. Recommendations from the International Association for Suicide Prevention Task Force on Suicide in Prisons.

@article{Konrad2007PreventingSI,
  title={Preventing suicide in prisons, part I. Recommendations from the International Association for Suicide Prevention Task Force on Suicide in Prisons.},
  author={Norbert Konrad and Marc S. Daigle and Anasseril E Daniel and Greg E Dear and Patrick Frottier and Lindsay M. Hayes and Ad J F M Kerkhof and Alison Liebling and Marco Sarchiapone},
  journal={Crisis},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={113-21}
}
In 2000 the Department of Mental Health of the World Health Organization (WHO) published a guide named Preventing Suicide. A Resource for Prison Officers as part of the WHO worldwide initiative for the prevention of suicide. In 2007 there are new epidemiological data on prison suicide, a more detailed discussion of risk factors accounting for the generally higher rate of suicide in correctional settings in comparison to the general population, and several strategies for developing screening… CONTINUE READING

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