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Suicide and Self-Harm in Prisons and Jails

David Lester

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ISBN 10: 073912465X / ISBN 13: 9780739124659
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238 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.8in.This book explores several topics pertaining to suicide and deliberate self-harm in the corrections setting, including who tends to commit these acts; where, when, and how these incidents occur; screening mechanisms; the role of environmental stimuli in facilitating or preventing acts of self harm; interpersonal relations among inmates and between inmates and staff; the role of the courts in setting and ruling on suicide prevention policies; and diversion and re-entry plans for offenders. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780739124659

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Title: Suicide and Self-Harm in Prisons and Jails

Publisher: Lexington Books

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This book explores several topics pertaining to suicide and deliberate self-harm in the corrections setting, including who tends to commit these acts; where, when, and how these incidents occur; screening mechanisms; the role of environmental stimuli in facilitating or preventing acts of self harm; interpersonal relations among inmates and between inmates and staff; the role of the courts in setting and ruling on suicide prevention policies; and diversion and re-entry plans for offenders.

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Christine Tartaro is associate professor of criminal justice at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. David Lester is distinguished professor of psychology at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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