Year: 2006 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, v.34, no.2, (June 2006), p.176-178 SIEC No: 20060847

This commentary begins by reviewing DanielÕs findings & recommendations regarding prison suicides (see SIEC #2006-0846) & then extends the discussion to include jail suicides. Some paradoxes & exceptions to general trends & recommendations are highlighted to advance the discussion on demographic correlates, screening methods, & interventions intended to prevent suicide in jails & prisons. (13 refs)