Suicide Among Males in Prison — Why Not?
Payson H E
The low rate of completed suicide in highly predisposed prison populations may be a consequence of antisocial personality reorganization within the institution. Committed suicides happens slightly more often in prison than in the general population & while distress decreases following incarceration, behavior disturbance increases. Institutionalized predation may create such indignity & degradation as to force identification with the aggressive antisocial leaders of inmate society (RM)