Year: 1973 Source: Orchard Lake, MI: Epic Publications, Inc., 1973. p.107-117 SIEC No: 19820693

Studied the background & mental status of prisoners in Arizona jails who made suicide attempts during 1970 to try to define factors indicating that a prisoner is at high risk of attempting suicide. Statistically significant differences were found between subjects & controls for 7 of 9 variables studied. Suggestions for mental health consultants who work with law-enforcement agencies were made from the data & interviews with 8 suicide attempters.