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Section 1: Background

(1.1) Section 1: Background

(1.2) High risk groups

(1.3) Rates of incarceration

(1.4) Rates of incarceration

(1.5) Prevalence of suicide and deliberate self-harm in prisons

(1.6) Prevalence of suicide and deliberate self-harm in prisons

(1.7) Methods of suicide in prisons

(1.8) Section 1: Recap

(1.9) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: Individual and prison-related factors

(2.1) Section 2: Individual and prison-related factors

(2.2) Contributory and precipitating factors

(2.3) Common triggers of prisoner suicide

(2.4) Further triggers of prisoner suicide

(2.5) Combined models

(2.6) Test your memory: common triggers

(2.7) Section 2: Recap

(2.8) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3: Social and psychiatric factors

(3.1) Section 3: Social and psychiatric factors

(3.2) Factors associated with suicide in prisons

(3.3) Interactive exercise: how do these risks translate in practice for prisoners?

(3.4) Suggested answers

(3.5) Factors associated with suicide in prisons

(3.6) Demographic and environmental factors

(3.7) Demographic and environmental factors

(3.8) Section 3: Recap

(3.9) Section 3: Summary

 

Section 4: Suicide prevention in prisons – key elements

(4.1) Section 4: Suicide prevention in prisons – key elements

(4.2) Suicide prevention in prisons – key elements

(4.3) Suicide prevention in prisons – key elements

(4.4) Staff training

(4.5) Intake screening

(4.6) Which factors should be considered during intake screening?

(4.7) Further screening

(4.8) Post-intake observation

(4.9) Management following screening

(4.10) Management following screening

(4.11) Social intervention

(4.12) Reducing access to means of suicide

(4.13) Interactive exercise: safer cell design

(4.14) Physical environment and architecture

(4.15) Mental health treatment

(4.16) Psychosocial interventions

(4.17) Further strategies

(4.18) Test your memory: suicide checklist

(4.19) Section 4: Recap

(4.20) Section 4: Summary

 

Section 5: Management of suicides and attempted suicides in prison

(5.1) Section 5: Management of suicides and attempted suicides in prison

(5.2) Suicide prevention programmes

(5.3) Management of suicides and attempted suicides in prison

(5.4) WHO and IASP recommendations

(5.5) Section 5: Recap

(5.6) Section 5: Summary

 

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