Demographic, criminal and psychiatric factors related to inmate suicide

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Blaauw, E.; Kerkhof, A.J.; Hayes, L.M.;
(2005)
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    mesheuropmc: social sciences

A review of 19 studies suggests that it may be feasible to identify prisoners with suicide risk on the basis of demographic, psychiatric, and criminal characteristics. The present study aimed to identify combinations of characteristics that are capable of identifying po... View more
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