Year: 1976 Source: Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1976. 179p. SIEC No: 19830348

Discusses the relationship between cultural or ethnic background and suicidal crises among men in confinement. The focus is on psychological breakdowns experienced by Latin, black and white prisoners and clinical interviews are used to trace the concerns that spawn coping difficulties. The susceptibilities to prison pressure that are systematically related to preprison experience are emphasized. (KB)