Year: 1999 Source: Newport, UK: Office for National Statistics, 1999. 79p. SIEC No: 20041200

This report presents the results from secondary analysis of the data on suicide attempts from the ONS survey of psychiatric morbidity among prisoners. In the current report, data are presented on the relationship between non-fatal suicidal behaviour & sociodemographic factors; penal, custodial & criminal characteristics; the presence of psychiatric disorders, life events & social support, & places them in the context of the existing literature. (20 refs)