Year: 1982 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.139, no.11, (November 1982), p.1257-1258 SIEC No: 19850127

This brief article by David Lester comments on data on suicide & homicide rates in all U.S. prisons for 1978 & 1979. In comparing U.S. data nationally & with other countries, he states U.S. rates are lower than Canadian rates but higher than that of the general male population of the U.S.(NBB)